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Definition of "arthroplasty" [arthroplasty]

  • The surgical repair of a joint, or creation of an artificial joint, such as a hip replacement. (noun)

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Use "arthroplasty" in a sentence
  • "This surgery is also know as arthroplasty, a very common procedure performed to thousands each year in the United States."
  • "Joint replacement, also known as arthroplasty, is considered by many to be one of the most successful medical innovations of the 20th century."
  • "The orthopaedic literature regarding sports and total joint replacement (also known as arthroplasty) is not extensive, and high-quality, objective, evidence-based information is lacking."