enthesis

[ ĕnthĭ-sĭs ]

n. pl. en•the•ses (-sēz)

The surgical insertion of synthetic or other inorganic material to replace lost tissue.

Nearby words

  1. entertain,
  2. entertainer,
  3. entertaining,
  4. entertainment,
  5. enthalpy,
  6. enthesitis,
  7. enthesopathy,
  8. enthetic,
  9. enthral,
  10. enthrall


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