arthrosis

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[ ahr-throh-sis ]
/ ɑrˈθroʊ sɪs /

noun

Anatomy. junction of two or more bones of the skeleton; joint.

Nearby words

  1. arthropyosis,
  2. arthrosclerosis,
  3. arthroscope,
  4. arthroscopic,
  5. arthroscopy,
  6. arthrospore,
  7. arthrostomy,
  8. arthrosynovitis,
  9. arthrotomy,
  10. arthroxesis

Origin of arthrosis

1
1625–35; < Greek árthrōsis joining, articulation, equivalent to arthrō- (variant stem of arthroûn to fasten by a joint; see arthro-) + -sis -sis

arthrosis

2
[ ahr-throh-sis ]
/ ɑrˈθroʊ sɪs /

noun

Pathology. degenerative joint disease.

Origin of arthrosis

2

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Medicine definitions for arthrosis

arthrosis

[ är-thrōsĭs ]

n. pl. ar•thro•ses (-sēz)

An articulation between bones.
A degenerative disease of a joint.

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