arthrolysis

[ är-thrŏlĭ-sĭs ]

n.

The surgical restoration of mobility in ankylosed joints.

Nearby words

  1. arthroendoscopy,
  2. arthrogram,
  3. arthrography,
  4. arthrogryposis,
  5. arthrolith,
  6. arthromere,
  7. arthrometer,
  8. arthrometry,
  9. arthropathic,
  10. arthropathy


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