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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Analysis of the distant examination periods found that the general amount of recurrences and repeated sequestrectomies took place in 13 (14.
Most patients required surgical procedures to remove all of the involved bone, which included 45 sequestrectomies, 4 marginal mandibular resections, 6 segmental mandibular resections, 5 partial maxillectomies, and 1 complete maxillectomy.
These procedures included 45 sequestrectomies, 4 marginal mandibular resections, 6 segmental mandibular resections, 5 partial maxillectomies, and 1 complete maxillectomy, Dr.