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Medical Term:


Pronunciation: ar′thrō-kă-tad′i-sis

Definition: Significant erosion of the concave surface of a joint; results in migration of the convex surface medially.

[arthro- + G. katadysis, a dipping under, a setting, fr. dyō, to make sink]

See Also: Otto disease

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