Hemiarthroplasty definition

hĕm′ē-är thrə-plăs′tē
Arthroplasty in which one joint surface is replaced with an artificial material, usually metal.
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(surgery) The replacement of one surface of a joint with artificial material.
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Noun

Singular:
hemiarthroplasty
Plural:
hemiarthroplasties

Origin of hemiarthroplasty