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English definition of “arthrodesis”

arthrodesis

noun [U]     /ɑːˈθrɒd.ə.sɪs/ US  /ɑrˈθrɑd.ə.sɪs/ specialized
the surgical process of joining together the bones of a joint to reduce pain or to help a patient who has problems walkingSurgery
(Definition of arthrodesis noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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