osteoarthrosis

[ os-tee-oh-ahr-throh-sis ]
/ ˌɒs ti oʊ ɑrˈθroʊ sɪs /

noun

chronic, noninflammatory arthritis.

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Origin of osteoarthrosis

First recorded in 1930–35; osteo- + arthr- + -osis
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Medical definitions for osteoarthrosis

osteoarthrosis
[ ŏs′tē-ō-är-thrōsĭs ]

n.

osteoarthritis
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