scraping of diseased tissue from an articular surface.
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Removal of diseased tissue from a joint by means of a sharp spoon or other scraping instrument.
[arthro- + G. xesis, a scraping]
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arthroxesis(ar-throk′sĕ-sĭs) [ arthro- + Gr. xesis, scraping]
Scraping of diseased tissue from a joint.
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