Medical Dictionary

arthrodesis

noun ar·throd·e·sis \är-ˈthräd-ə-səs\
plural ar·throd·e·ses \-ˌsēz\

Medical Definition of ARTHRODESIS

:  the surgical immobilization of a joint so that the bones grow solidly together :  artificial ankylosis
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