noun. surgical reconstruction or replacement of a malformed or degenerated joint.
- surgical process
- surgical procedure
- major surgery
- serial operation
- asynchronous operation
- synchronous operation
- -plasty (English)
- πλαστός (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
- arthro- (English)
- ἄρθρον (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
Example sentences of the word arthroplasty
1. Noun, singular or mass
This article will discuss some of the more common problems that are associated with knee arthroplasty surgery, and will give you some advice on what to do should you encounter them.