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arthroclasia (s) (noun), arthroclasias (pl)
The process by which force is used to break or to loosen an unnaturally fused connection between bones: Dr. Black, the orthopedic surgeon, had to use a rubber mallet to perform the arthroclasia on Jacob's elbow link, a process which is used for loosening a fused union of bones which is done under anesthesia.
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