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arthrotomy

(är-thrŏtə-mē)
n.
  1. Incision into a joint.synosteotomy
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  • If the reduction is impossible, an arthrotomy with excision of the astragalus may be necessary.

    Surgery, with Special Reference to Podiatry

    Maximilian Stern