arthrostomy

arthrostomy

 [ahr-thros´tah-me]
surgical creation of an opening in a joint, as for drainage.
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ar·thros·to·my

(ar-thros'tō-mē),
Establishment of a temporary opening into a joint cavity.
[arthro- + G. stoma, mouth]
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arthrostomy

(är-thrŏs′tə-mē)
n.
Surgical construction of a temporary opening into a joint cavity.
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ar·thros·to·my

(ahr-thros'tŏ-mē)
Establishment of a temporary opening into a joint cavity.
[G. arthron, joint + G. stoma, mouth]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

ar·thros·to·my

(ahr-thros'tŏ-mē)
Establishment of a temporary opening into a joint cavity.
[G. arthron, joint + G. stoma, mouth]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012