arthro-


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arthro-

or arthr-
pref.
Joint: arthropathy.

[Greek, from arthron, joint; see ar- in Indo-European roots.]

arthro-

or before a vowel

arthr-

combining form
indicating a joint: arthritis; arthropod.
[from Greek arthron]

arthro-

a combining form meaning “joint,” “jointed”: arthropod.
Also, esp. before a vowel,arthr-.
[< Greek, comb. form of árthron a joint; akin to Latin artus (see article)]
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Results: Sixty - three patients were treated with rehabilitation, 24 patients were treated with arthro- scopy, and 25 were treated with a minimally invasive "hybrid technique" that included the lysis of intra- articular and extra-articular adhesion, the follow-up duration was 3 to 72 months, with a mean of 18.
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