Heberden's node

noun

Heb·​er·​den's node ˈheb-ər-dənz- How to pronounce Heberden's node (audio)
: a bony enlargement of the terminal joint of a finger commonly associated with osteoarthritis compare bouchard's node

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“Heberden's node.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Heberden%27s%20node. Accessed 13 Jun. 2024.

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