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Relating to a sequestrum.
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Relating to a sequestrum.
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(se-kwes'trum) plural.sequestra [L., something set aside]
A fragment of a necrosed bone that has become separated from the surrounding tissue. It is designated primary if the piece is entirely detached, secondary if it is still loosely attached, and tertiary if it is partially detached but still remaining in place. Synonym: sequester
sequestral (-al), adjective
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