|—n , pl -tra|
|pathol See sequester a detached piece of necrotic bone that often migrates to a wound, abscess, etc|
|[C19: from New Latin, from Latin: something deposited;]|
sequestrum se·ques·trum (sĭ-kwěs'trəm)
n. pl. se·ques·tra (-trə)
A fragment of dead tissue, usually bone, that has separated from healthy tissue as a result of injury or disease.