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Pronunciation: je'od

Definition: A cystlike space (or spaces) with or without an epithelial lining, observed radiologically in subarticular bone, usually in arthritic disorders.

[Fr., fr. L. geodes, precious stone, fr. G. ge, earth, + -odes, appearance]

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