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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A minimally invasive operation to repair a damaged joint.

Usage examples (35)
  • arthroscopy is used for joints of the knee, shoulder, elbow, wrist, ankle, and hip.
  • By contrast, a minimally invasive procedure, known as arthroscopy, requires only three puncture wounds in the skin.
  • Eventually I went in for an arthroscopy on the left.
  • I began the Synvisc, and a month later had day surgery arthroscopy. for more
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  • This word was used in the 2006 Scripps National Spelling Bee finals.
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