osteoclasis

noun
os·​te·​oc·​la·​sis | \ ˌäs-tē-ˈäk-lə-səs How to pronounce osteoclasis (audio) \
plural osteoclases\ -​lə-​ˌsēz How to pronounce osteoclasis (audio) \

Medical Definition of osteoclasis

: the breaking of a bone as a step in the correction of a deformity

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“Osteoclasis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/osteoclasis. Accessed 23 Jul. 2021.

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