Medical Definition of Bone block

1. A surgical procedure in which the bone adjacent to the joint is modified to limit the motion of the joint mechanically; e.g., at the ankle joint to correct foot-drop by preventing extension below 90°, but allowing flexion within 90°. (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bone Block

bone-marrow
bone-meal
bone-salt
bone-shaker
bone-shakers
bone-shaking
bone: gallium imaging
bone Gla protein
bone abscess
bone ache
bone age
bone architecture
bone ash
bone banks
bone black
bone block (current term)
bone canaliculus
bone cancer
bone cell
bone cements
bone char
bone charcoal
bone china
bone conduction
bone corpuscle
bone cyst
bone cysts
bone demineralization technique
bone density
bone development

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