pseudoarthrosis

pseudarthrosis (ˌsjuːdɑːˈθrəʊsɪs)

/ (ˌsjuːdəʊɑːˈθrəʊsɪs) /

noun plural -ses (-siːz)

a joint formed by fibrous tissue bridging the gap between the two fragments of bone of an old fracture that have not unitedNontechnical names: false joint, false ankylosis Also called: nearthrosis

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