Medical Dictionary

pseudarthrosis

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noun pseud·ar·thro·sis \ˌsüd-är-ˈthrō-səs\
variants: also

pseudoarthrosis

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Medical Definition of pseudarthrosis

plural

pseudarthroses

\-ˈthrō-ˌsēz\play
  1. :  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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