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arthrodesis (s) (noun), arthrodeses (pl)
The surgical immobilization of a joint or a joint fusion performed to relieve pain: Basically, arthrodesis is performed to secure an abnormal adhesion and rigidity of the bones of a skeletal connection to provide support in a diseased or injured hinge between bones.
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