nearthrosis

noun plural -ses (-siːz)

another name for pseudoarthrosis

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nearthrosis in Medicine

nearthrosis

[nē′är-thrōsĭs]

n.

A pseudarthrosis arising in an ununited fracture.
A new joint resulting from a total joint replacement operation.
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