[ ahr-thruh-plas-tee ]
/ ˈɑr θrəˌplæs ti /
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the surgical repair of a joint or the fashioning of a movable joint, using the patient's own tissue or an artificial replacement.
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Example sentences from the Web for arthroplasty
An attempt should be made by arthroplasty to secure a movable joint at least on one side.
Operation for ankylosis—arthroplasty—should not be undertaken, as the ankylosis recurs.Manual of Surgery|Alexis Thomson and Alexander Miles
British Dictionary definitions for arthroplasty
/ (ˈɑːθrəˌplæstɪ) /
surgical repair of a diseased joint
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Medical definitions for arthroplasty
[ är′thrə-plăs′tē ]
The creation of an artificial joint.
The surgical restoration of the integrity and functional power of a joint.
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