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arthrosis

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[ ahr-throh-sis ]
/ ɑrˈθroʊ sɪs /
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noun
Anatomy. junction of two or more bones of the skeleton; joint.
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Origin of arthrosis

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

Other definitions for arthrosis (2 of 2)

arthrosis2
[ ahr-throh-sis ]
/ ɑrˈθroʊ sɪs /

noun
Pathology. degenerative joint disease.

Origin of arthrosis

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Medical 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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