sequestrum

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se·ques·trum

 (sĭ-kwĕs′trəm)
n. pl. se·ques·tra (-trə)
A fragment of dead bone separated from healthy bone as a result of injury or disease.

[Latin, deposit, from neuter of sequester, depositary, trustee; see sekw- in Indo-European roots.]

sequestrum

(sɪˈkwɛstrəm)
n, pl -tra (-trə)
(Pathology) pathol a detached piece of necrotic bone that often migrates to a wound, abscess, etc. See sequester
[C19: from New Latin, from Latin: something deposited;]
seˈquestral adj
Translations

se·ques·trum

n. sequestrum, secuestro, fragmento de un hueso necrosado que se separa de un hueso sano adyacente.
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A 10-year-old 24 kg male patient with restricted mouth-opening presented to us for orbital sequestrectomy following an injury to his right eye and zygoma in an accident.