nearthrosis

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nearthrosis (ˌniːɑːˈθrəʊsɪs)
 
n , pl -ses
another name for pseudoarthrosis

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nearthrosis ne·ar·thro·sis (nē'är-thrō'sĭs) or ne·o·ar·thro·sis (nē'ō-)
n.

  1. A pseudarthrosis arising in an ununited fracture.

  2. A new joint resulting from a total joint replacement operation.

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