arthroplasty

noun
ar·​thro·​plas·​ty | \ ˈär-thrə-ˌplas-tē How to pronounce arthroplasty (audio) \
plural arthroplasties

Medical Definition of arthroplasty

: plastic surgery of a joint (as the hip or knee) : the operative formation or restoration of a joint

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“Arthroplasty.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/arthroplasty. Accessed 22 Sep. 2020.

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