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Arthrodesis

Definition: The surgical fixation of a joint by a procedure designed to accomplish fusion of the joint surfaces by promoting the proliferation of bone cells.

Pronunciation: ahr″thro-de´sis

Body System: Skeletal

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ICD10 Codes Containing Term: arthrodesis

CodeDescription
M96.0 Pseudarthrosis after fusion or arthrodesis
Z98.1 Arthrodesis status
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