Words Part 9

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Words Part 9
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2014-02-25 16:40:32
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  1. craniotomy
    cut the skull
  2. discectomy
    surgical removal of a intervertebral disk
  3. spinal fusion
    adjacent vertebrae are fused together following the removal of the disk
  4. spondylosyndesis
    surgical fixation to connect vertebrae (spinal fusion)
  5. laminectomy
    surgical removal of the lamina of a vertebrae to relieve pressure on the spinal cord
  6. electromyography
    measurement and recording of the strength of muscle contraction
  7. fasciotomy
    surgical incision into the connective tissue sheath surrounding a muscle (fascia)
  8. fracture reduction
    aligning broken bones to their normal positions
  9. closed fracture reduction
    manipulating bone without surgery
  10. open fracture reduction
    surgical intervention is needed to align the broken area

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