Sequestrum



noun, plural sequestra
[si-kwes-truh] /sɪˈkwɛs trə/ (Show IPA). Pathology.
1.
a fragment of bone that has become necrotic as a result of disease or injury and has separated from the normal bone structure.
noun (pl) -tra (-trə)
1.
(pathol) a detached piece of necrotic bone that often migrates to a wound, abscess, etc See sequester

sequestrum se·ques·trum (sĭ-kwěs’trəm)
n. pl. se·ques·tra (-trə)
A fragment of dead tissue, usually bone, that has separated from healthy tissue as a result of injury or disease.

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