Osteoclasis meaning

ŏstē-ŏklə-sĭs
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The process of dissolution and resorption of bony tissue.
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Surgical fracture of a bone, performed to correct a deformity.
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The breaking down and absorption of bony tissue.
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The breaking of a bone to correct a deformity, esp. after a badly healed previous fracture.
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The process of dissolution and resorption of bony tissue.
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Surgical fracture of a bone, performed to correct a deformity.
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(medicine) The surgical fracture of a bone in order to correct a deformity.
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Origin of osteoclasis

  • osteo– Greek klasis breakage (from klān to break)

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition