noun, plural se·ques·tra [si-kwes-truh] /sɪˈkwɛs trə/. Pathology.
Origin of sequestrum
Related formsse·ques·tral, adjective
Examples from the Web for sequestrum
Finally, the sequestrum lies loose in a cavity lined by tuberculous granulation tissue, and is readily identified in a radiogram.
The bone is replaced by granulation tissue, and disappears, or part of it may become sclerosed and in time form a sequestrum.
Healing does not take place until the sequestrum is extruded or removed by operation.
Usually running down to the sequestrum, are enormous sinuses, from which comes a foul, purulent discharge.Surgery, with Special Reference to Podiatry|Maximilian Stern
Sometimes the separated and displaced epiphysis dies and constitutes a sequestrum.