an x-ray photograph produced by arthrography.
x-ray examination of a joint following injection of a radiopaque substance. noun the X-ray examination of a joint after injection of a contrast medium into the joint space arthrography ar·throg·ra·phy (är-thrŏg’rə-fē) n. Examination of the interior of a joint using x-rays following the injection of a radiopaque substance. ar’thro·gram’ (är’thrə-grām’) n.
arthrogryposis arthrogryposis ar·thro·gry·po·sis (är’thrə-grə-pō’sĭs) n. The permanent fixation of a joint in a contracted position. A congenital disorder marked by generalized stiffness of the joints, often accompanied by muscle and nerve degeneration,resulting in severely impaired mobility of the limbs. Also called amyoplasia congenita, arthrogryposis multiplex congenita.
arthrolith arthrolith ar·thro·lith (är’thrə-lĭth’) n. A concretion within a joint.
arthrolysis arthrolysis ar·throl·y·sis (är-thrŏl’ĭ-sĭs) n. The surgical restoration of mobility in ankylosed joints.