sequestrum

noun
se·​ques·​trum | \ si-ˈkwe-strəm How to pronounce sequestrum (audio) \
plural sequestrums also sequestra\ si-​ˈkwe-​strə How to pronounce sequestrum (audio) \

Definition of sequestrum

: a fragment of dead bone detached from adjoining sound bone

First Known Use of sequestrum

1831, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for sequestrum

New Latin, from Latin, legal sequestration, from sequester

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“Sequestrum.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sequestrum. Accessed 7 Mar. 2021.

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sequestrum

noun
se·​ques·​trum | \ si-ˈkwes-trəm How to pronounce sequestrum (audio) \
plural sequestrums also sequestra\ -​trə How to pronounce sequestrum (audio) \

Medical Definition of sequestrum

: a fragment of dead bone detached from adjoining sound bone

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