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Medical Term:

nearthrosis

Pronunciation: ne'ar-thro'sis

Definition: A new joint; a pseudarthrosis arising in an ununited fracture, or an artificial joint resulting from a total joint replacement operation.

Synonym(s): neoarthrosis

[G. neos, new, + arthrosis, a jointing]

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