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arthrodesis

División en sílabas: ar·throd·e·sis
Pronunciación: /ärˈTHrädəsəs
 
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Definición de arthrodesis en inglés:

sustantivo

Surgical immobilization of a joint by fusion of the adjacent bones.
Example sentences
  • Also called joint fusion, in arthrodesis your surgeon uses pins to hold your joint in one position.
  • If delayed primary repair is not possible, options include the following: 1) leave it alone, 2) flexor tendon graft through the intact sublimis, and 3) arthrodesis of the DIP joint if unstable.
  • Reconstruction and midcarpal arthrodesis are last-resort procedures that are of questionable benefit to the athlete.

Origen

early 20th century: from arthro- + Greek desis 'binding together'.

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