arthrolysis ar·throl·y·sis (är-thrŏl’ĭ-sĭs)
The surgical restoration of mobility in ankylosed joints.
any of the segments or parts of a jointed animal. noun any of the segments of the body of an arthropod
arthrometer arthrometer ar·throm·e·ter (är-thrŏm’ĭ-tər) n. A calibrated device for measuring the arc or range of mobility of a joint. Also called goniometer.
disease of the joints. arthropathy ar·throp·a·thy (är-thrŏp’ə-thē) n. A disease or an abnormality of a joint.
disease of the joints. Historical Examples Except that the joint disease is seldom symmetrical, it closely resembles the arthropathy of tabes. Manual of Surgery Alexis Thomson and Alexander Miles arthropathy ar·throp·a·thy (är-thrŏp’ə-thē) n. A disease or an abnormality of a joint.