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(Surgery) surgical repair of a diseased joint
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|Noun||1.||arthroplasty - surgical reconstruction or replacement of a malformed or degenerated joint|
arthrodesis - the surgical fixation of a joint which is intended to result in bone fusion
surgical operation, surgical procedure, surgical process, surgery, operation - a medical procedure involving an incision with instruments; performed to repair damage or arrest disease in a living body; "they will schedule the operation as soon as an operating room is available"; "he died while undergoing surgery"
n. artroplastia, reparación quirúrgica plástica de una articulación.