epiphysiodesis

noun

epiph·​y·​si·​od·​e·​sis i-ˌpif-ə-sē-ˈäd-ə-səs How to pronounce epiphysiodesis (audio) ˌep-ə-ˌfiz-ē- How to pronounce epiphysiodesis (audio)
plural epiphysiodeses -ˌsēz How to pronounce epiphysiodesis (audio)
: the surgical reattachment of a separated epiphysis to the shaft of its bone

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“Epiphysiodesis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/epiphysiodesis. Accessed 8 Dec. 2022.

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