pseudarthrosis

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Etymology[edit]

pseudo- +‎ arthrosis

Noun[edit]

pseudarthrosis ‎(plural pseudarthroses)

  1. (pathology) A bony, flexible structure, resembling a joint, sometimes found after a poorly united fracture
  2. (surgery) A failed fusion after an arthrodesis surgery
  3. (architecture) A groove in a block of stone that simulates a joint

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