ar·​thro·​plas·​ty ˈär-thrə-ˌplas-tē How to pronounce arthroplasty (audio)
plural arthroplasties
: plastic surgery of a joint (as the hip or knee) : the operative formation or restoration of a joint

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“Arthroplasty.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 8 Dec. 2023.

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