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Medical Term:

arthrolysis

Pronunciation: ar-throl′i-sis

Definition: Restoration of mobility in stiff and ankylosed joints through the process of disrupting intraarticular and extraarticular adhesions.

[arthro- + G. lysis, a loosening]

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