Meaning of arthroplasty

ar•thro•plas•ty

Pronunciation: (är'thru-plas"tē), [key]
— n.
  1. the surgical repair of a joint or the fashioning of a movable joint, using the patient's own tissue or an artificial replacement.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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