Definition of Arthrodesis

1. Noun. The surgical fixation of a joint which is intended to result in bone fusion.

Generic synonyms: Arthroplasty

Definition of Arthrodesis

1. n. Surgical fixation of joints.

Definition of Arthrodesis

1. Noun. the fusion of a joint between two or more bones so that the joint can no longer move. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Arthrodesis

1. [n -DESES]

Medical Definition of Arthrodesis

1. The surgical immobilisation of a joint (joint fusion). (27 Sep 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Arthrodesis

arthritis nodosa
arthritislike
arthritogenic
arthritogenicity
arthro-
arthro-ophthalmopathy
arthrobacter
arthrocele
arthrocentesis
arthrochondritis
arthroclasia
arthroconidium
arthroderm
arthroderms
arthrodeses
arthrodesis (current term)
arthrodia
arthrodial
arthrodial articulation
arthrodial cartilage
arthrodial joint
arthrodic
arthrodiran
arthrodirans
arthrodire
arthrodires
arthrodynia
arthrodynic
arthrodysplasia
arthroendoscopy

Literary usage of Arthrodesis

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1. Technique of Operations on the Bones, Joints, Muscles and Tendons by Robert Soutter (1917)
"No arthrodesis should be advised in small children and care should be taken not to injure the epiphysis in older children. An arthrodesis of the hip is very ..."

2. Modern Methods in the Surgery of Paralyses by Alfred Herbert Tubby, Robert Jones (1903)
"The right plantar fascia was first divided, and afterwards the left, and on January 26,, arthrodesis of the left ankle was performed, and the result was ..."

3. Surgical operations: A Handbook for Students and Practitioners by Friedrich Pels-Leusden (1912)
"arthrodesis of the Elbow-Joint. Artificial stiffening of the elbow-joint is only ... For arthrodesis, the joint is well exposed as for a resection, ..."

4. Birmingham Medical Review (1901)
"MI)., FRCSE arthrodesis OF THE SHOULDER JOINT IN INFANTILE PARALYSIS. ... arthrodesis was first performed by Prof. Albert of Vienna, in 1878, on the knee of ..."

5. Surgery, Gynecology & Obstetrics by The American College of Surgeons, Franklin H. Martin Memorial Foundation (1922)
"STRAUB: DELTOID PARALYSIS, arthrodesis SHOULDER JOINT The treatment of both the recent and old condition may be divided into three categories; ..."

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