os·​te·​oc·​la·​sis ˌäs-tē-ˈäk-lə-səs How to pronounce osteoclasis (audio)
plural osteoclases -lə-ˌsēz How to pronounce osteoclasis (audio)
: 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 4 Dec. 2023.

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