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sequestrum

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noun se·ques·trum \si-ˈkwes-trəm\

Definition of sequestrum

plural se·ques·trums also se·ques·traplay \-trə\

  1. :  a fragment of dead bone detached from adjoining sound bone



Origin of sequestrum

New Latin, from Latin, legal sequestration, from sequester


First Known Use: 1831


Medical Dictionary

sequestrum

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noun se·ques·trum \si-ˈkwes-trəm\

Medical Definition of sequestrum

plural se·ques·trums also se·ques·tra \-trə\play

  1. :  a fragment of dead bone detached from adjoining sound bone




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  1. Medical Dictionary: Definition of "sequestrum"


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