stereoarthrolysis

[ stĕr′ē-ō-är-thrŏlĭ-sĭs ]

n.

The surgical formation of a new movable joint in cases of bony ankylosis.

Nearby words

  1. stercus,
  2. stere,
  3. stereo,
  4. stereo-,
  5. stereo.,
  6. stereobate,
  7. stereocamera,
  8. stereocampimeter,
  9. stereochemical formula,
  10. stereochemistry


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