noun a forward dislocation of one vertebra over the one beneath it producing pressure on spinal nerves
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(spon″dә-lo-lis-the´sis) forward displacement of a vertebra over a lower segment due to a congenital defect or fracture in the pars interarticularis, usually of the fifth lumbar over the sacrum, or of the fourth lumbar over the fifth. adj., spondylolisthet´ic., adj.
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forward slipping of one of the vertebrae on the subjacent vertebra or on the sacrum, the triangular bone at the base of the spinal column. The most ... [1 related articles]
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Manifested by an increase in lumbar curvature or by a chronic low back pain with occasional lightening of the hamstring muscles.
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“Spondylolisthesis” is Greek for spine slippage. Typically, the slip occurs between the lowest lumbar vertebra (L5) and the sacrum. The condition is due to a congenital weakness in the bone on the posterior aspect of the 5th lumber vertebra. This weakness allows the bone to separate during chi...
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Type: Term Pronunciation: spon′di-lō-lis-thē′sis Definitions: 1. Forward movement of the body of one of the lower lumbar vertebrae on the vertebra below it, or on the sacrum. Synonyms: spondyloptosis
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Spondylolisthesis is the condition in which one vertebral body is slipped forward over another. Spondylolisthesis is most likely caused by an underlying condition of spondylolysis. There are different types of spondylolisthesis, including degenerative, isthmic, dysplastic, traumatic, and pathologic....
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