arthrophyma ar·thro·phy·ma (är’thrō-fī’mə)
A tumor or swelling of a joint.
the surgical repair of a joint or the fashioning of a movable joint, using the patient’s own tissue or an artificial replacement. Historical Examples An attempt should be made by arthroplasty to secure a movable joint at least on one side. Manual of Surgery Volume Second: Extremities–Head–Neck. Sixth Edition. Alexander Miles noun surgical repair of […]
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 […]
the phylum comprising the arthropods. Historical Examples A class of Arthropoda comprising the Centipedes and their allies, characterised by their numerous feet. The Ancient Life History of the Earth Henry Alleyne Nicholson Further ecological studies on stratification of the Arthropoda. The Biotic Associations of Cockroaches Louis M. Roth The solid palpless mandible such as we […]
arthropodiasis arthropodiasis ar·thro·po·di·a·sis (är’thrō-pə-dī’ə-sĭs) n. A pathological disorder caused by an arthropod, as acariasis, allergy, dermatosis, or entomophobia.