arthrectomy

arthrectomy

[ahr-threk-tuh-mee]
noun, plural arthrectomies. Surgery.
erasion ( def 2b ).

Origin:
arthr- + -ectomy

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arthrectomy (ɑːˈθrɛktəmɪ)
 
n , pl -mies
surgical excision of a joint

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arthrectomy ar·threc·to·my (är-thrěk'tə-mē)
n.
The surgical excision of a joint.

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