transfixion

noun
trans·​fix·​ion | \ tran(t)s-ˈfik-shən How to pronounce transfixion (audio) \

Medical Definition of transfixion

: a piercing of a part of the body (as by a suture, nail, or other device) in order to fix it in position

Other Words from transfixion

transfix \ -​ˈfiks How to pronounce transfixion (audio) \ transitive verb

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“Transfixion.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/transfixion. Accessed 24 Jan. 2022.

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