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nearthrosis

/ (ˌniːɑːˈθrəʊsɪs) /
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noun plural -ses (-siːz)

another name for pseudoarthrosis

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Medical definitions for nearthrosis

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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