arthrodesis ar·throd·e·sis (är-thrŏd'ĭ-sĭs, är'thrə-dē'sĭs)
The surgical fixation of a joint to promote bone fusion. Also called artificial ankylosis, syndesis.
|a printed punctuation mark (‽), available only in some typefaces, designed to combine the question mark (?) and the exclamation point (!), indicating a mixture of query and interjection, as after a rhetorical question.|
|a fool or simpleton; ninny.|