trans·​fix·​ion tran(t)s-ˈfik-shən How to pronounce transfixion (audio)
: a piercing of a part of the body (as by a suture, nail, or other device) in order to fix it in position
transfix transitive verb

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“Transfixion.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Nov. 2023.

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