bone block

n.

A surgical procedure in which the bone next to the joint is modified to limit the motion of the joint.

Nearby words

  1. bondwoman,
  2. bone,
  3. bone ash,
  4. bone bed,
  5. bone black,
  6. bone canaliculus,
  7. bone cell,
  8. bone china,
  9. bone conduction,
  10. bone density


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