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.]
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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
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se·ques·trum

n. sequestrum, secuestro, fragmento de un hueso necrosado que se separa de un hueso sano adyacente.
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References in periodicals archive ?
The etiology and pathophysiology of feline corneal sequestrum (FCS) is unclear (Cullen et al., 2015).
Several therapeutic options are available for management of feline corneal sequestrum (Morgan, 1994).
Ultrastructural findings in feline corneal sequestrum. Vet Ophthalmol.

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