arthroclasia

arthroclasia

 [ahr″thro-kla´zhah]
surgical breaking down of an ankylosis to permit a joint to move freely.
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ar·thro·cla·si·a

(ar'thrō-klā'zē-ă),
The forcible breaking up of the adhesions in ankylosis.
[arthro- + G. klasis, a breaking]
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ar·thro·cla·si·a

(ahr'thrō-klā'zē-ă)
Forcible breaking up of adhesions in ankylosis.
[G. arthron, joint + G. klasis, a breaking]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

ar·thro·cla·si·a

(ahr'thrō-klā'zē-ă)
The forcible breaking up of the adhesions in ankylosis.
[G. arthron, joint + G. klasis, a breaking]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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