sequesˈtral adjective
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Main Entry:sequester

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  • Sequestral — Se*ques tral, a. (Med.) Of or pertaining to a sequestrum. Quian. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sequestral — Relating to a sequestrum. * * * se·ques·tral (se kwesґtrəl) pertaining to or of the nature of a sequestrum …   Medical dictionary

  • sequestrum — sequestral, adj. /si kwes treuhm/, n., pl. sequestra / treuh/. Pathol. a fragment of bone that has become necrotic as a result of disease or injury and has separated from the normal bone structure. [1825 35; < NL; ML: sequestrated property, deriv …   Universalium

  • sequestrum — [sɪ kwɛstrəm] noun (plural sequestra trə) Medicine a piece of dead bone tissue formed within a diseased or injured bone, typically in chronic osteomyelitis. Derivatives sequestral adjective Origin C19: mod. L., neut. of L. sequester standing… …   English new terms dictionary

  • sequestrum — n. (pl. sequestra) a piece of dead bone or other tissue detached from the surrounding parts. Derivatives: sequestral adj. sequestrotomy n. (pl. ies). Etymology: mod.L, neut. of L sequester standing apart …   Useful english dictionary

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