pseudarthrosis

noun
pseud·​ar·​thro·​sis | \ ˌsüd-är-ˈthrō-səs How to pronounce pseudarthrosis (audio) \
variants: also pseudoarthrosis \ ˌsüd-​ō-​ How to pronounce pseudoarthrosis (audio) \
plural pseudarthroses\ -​ˈthrō-​ˌsēz How to pronounce pseudarthroses (audio) \

Medical Definition of pseudarthrosis

: an abnormal union formed by fibrous tissue between parts of a bone that has fractured usually spontaneously due to congenital weakness

called also false joint

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“Pseudarthrosis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/pseudarthrosis. Accessed 7 Jul. 2020.

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