arthrectomy

[ahr-threk-tuh-mee]

noun, plural ar·threc·to·mies. Surgery.


Nearby words

  1. artex,
  2. artful,
  3. artfully,
  4. arthr-,
  5. arthralgia,
  6. arthritic,
  7. arthritic general pseudoparalysis,
  8. arthritide,
  9. arthritis,
  10. arthritis deformans

Origin of arthrectomy


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British Dictionary definitions for arthrectomy

arthrectomy

noun plural -mies

surgical excision of a joint
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Medicine definitions for arthrectomy

arthrectomy

[är-thrĕktə-mē]

n.

The surgical excision of a joint.

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