pseudarthrosis

noun
pseud·ar·thro·sis | \ˌsüd-är-ˈthrō-səs \
variants: also pseudoarthrosis \ˌsüd-ō- \
plural pseudarthroses\-ˈthrō-ˌsēz \

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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