sequestrum

noun se·ques·trum \ si-ˈkwe-strəm \

Definition of sequestrum

plural sequestrums also sequestra play \si-ˈkwe-strə\
: a fragment of dead bone detached from adjoining sound bone

Origin and Etymology of sequestrum

New Latin, from Latin, legal sequestration, from sequester


Medical Dictionary

sequestrum

noun se·ques·trum \ si-ˈkwes-trəm \

medical Definition of sequestrum

plural sequestrums also sequestra play \-trə\
: a fragment of dead bone detached from adjoining sound bone

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