[ är-thrŏt′ə-mē ]
Incision into a joint.synosteotomy
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Examples from the Web for arthrotomy
If the reduction is impossible, an arthrotomy with excision of the astragalus may be necessary.Surgery, with Special Reference to Podiatry|Maximilian Stern