arthropodiasis ar·thro·po·di·a·sis (är’thrō-pə-dī’ə-sĭs)
A pathological disorder caused by an arthropod, as acariasis, allergy, dermatosis, or entomophobia.
any invertebrate of the phylum Arthropoda, having a segmented body, jointed limbs, and usually a chitinous shell that undergoes moltings, including the insects, spiders and other arachnids, crustaceans, and myriapods. Also, arthropodal [ahr-throp-uh-dl] /ɑrˈθrɒp ə dl/ (Show IPA), arthropodan [ahr-throp-uh-dn] /ɑrˈθrɒp ə dn/ (Show IPA), arthropodous [ahr-throp-uh-duh s] /ɑrˈθrɒp ə dəs/ (Show IPA). belonging or […]
arthropyosis arthropyosis ar·thro·py·o·sis (är’thrō-pī-ō’sĭs) n. The formation of pus in a joint.
arthrosclerosis arthrosclerosis ar·thro·scle·ro·sis (är’thrō-sklə-rō’sĭs) n. Stiffness or hardening of the joints.
a tubelike instrument utilizing fiber optics to examine and treat the inside of a joint. noun a tubular instrument that is inserted into the capsule of a joint to examine the joint, extract tissue, etc arthroscope [(ahr-thruh-skohp)] A surgical instrument that uses fiber optics to allow physicians to see and perform surgery inside joints. The […]