arthroses

arthrosis

1 [ahr-throh-sis]
noun
Anatomy. junction of two or more bones of the skeleton; joint.

Origin:
1625–35; < Greek árthrōsis joining, articulation, equivalent to arthrō- (variant stem of arthroûn to fasten by a joint; see arthro-) + -sis -sis

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arthrosis

2 [ahr-throh-sis]
noun
Pathology. degenerative joint disease.

Origin:
arthr- + -osis

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arthrosis ar·thro·sis (är-thrō'sĭs)
n. pl. ar·thro·ses (-sēz)

  1. An articulation between bones.

  2. A degenerative disease of a joint.

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