false joint


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false joint

A groove routed (and generally pointed) in a solid block of stone to simulate a joint.
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His false joint might slow him down, but won't decrease his life span.
Says Eiichi Fukada of the Institute of Physical and Chemical Research in Wako, Japan: "The clinical applicability of DC, AC or pulsing electric current for the treatment of nonunion [failure of the ends of a fractured bone to unite] and pseudoarthrosis [formation of a false joint by a fractured bone] has been established.
By soliciting votes and consents through this false Joint Proxy Statement, Defendants wrongfully consummated a merger with HBOC to the detriment of long-term McKesson shareholders, restructured the Board of Directors, and diluted McKesson shareholders' stock.