arthroxesis

[ är-thrŏksĭ-sĭs ]

n.

The surgical removal of diseased tissue from a joint by scraping.

Nearby words

  1. arthrosis,
  2. arthrospore,
  3. arthrostomy,
  4. arthrosynovitis,
  5. arthrotomy,
  6. arthur,
  7. arthur, chester alan,
  8. arthur, king,
  9. arthurian,
  10. arthus' reaction


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