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pseudoarthrosis or pseudarthrosis (ˌsjuːdəʊɑːˈθrəʊsɪs, ˌsjuːdɑːˈθrəʊsɪs)
n , pl -ses
false joint, Nontechnical names: false ankylosis, Also called: nearthrosis a joint formed by fibrous tissue bridging the gap between the two fragments of bone of an old fracture that have not united
pseudarthrosis or pseudarthrosis (ˌsjuːdəʊɑːˈθrəʊsɪs, ˌsjuːdɑːˈθrəʊsɪs, -siːz)

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pseudarthrosis pseud·ar·thro·sis (sōō'där-thrō'sĭs) or pseu·do·ar·thro·sis (sōō'dō-är-)
See false joint.

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