a nontechnical name for pseudoarthrosis
false joint n.
A bony junction, usually occurring at the site of a poorly united fracture, that allows abnormal motion. Also called pseudarthrosis.
- False keel
noun 1. an extension to the keel of a vessel either for protecting the keel from damage or for reducing leeway
- False knot
false knot n. A knotlike bulge in the umbilical vein causing apparent twisting of the cord.
noun, Obstetrics. 1. irregular contractions of the uterus prior to actual labor and without accompanying dilation of the cervix.
noun 1. . noun 1. a low-growing woodland plant, Maianthemum canadense, of the lily family, native to northeastern North America, having a cluster of small white flowers.