arthrodese

transitive verb
ar·​thro·​dese
-ed/-ing/-s

Definition of arthrodese

: immobilize a hip arthrodesed by polio

History and Etymology for arthrodese

back-formation from arthrodesis

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“Arthrodese.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/arthrodese. Accessed 6 Oct. 2022.

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