- Physiology. the breaking down or absorption of osseous tissue.
- Surgery. the fracturing of a bone to correct deformity.
Origin of osteoclasis
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- surgical fracture of a bone to correct deformity
- absorption of bone tissue
- The process of dissolution and resorption of bony tissue.
- Surgical fracture of a bone performed to correct a deformity.diaclasis