spinal decompression


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spi·nal de·com·pres·sion

the removal of pressure on the spinal cord as created by a tumor, cyst, hematoma, herniated nucleus pulposus, abscess, or bone.

spi·nal de·com·pres·sion

(spī'năl dē'kŏm-presh'ŭn)
The removal of pressure on the spinal cord as created by a tumor, cyst, hematoma, herniated nucleus pulposus, abscess, or bone.

spinal decompression

An operation to relieve pressure on the spinal cord or on the nerve roots emerging from it. The commonest indication is a PROLAPSED INTERVERTEBRAL DISC.
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