thoracolumbosacral orthosis


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thoracolumbosacral orthosis

an external device applied to the trunk and extending from the upper portion of the thoracic spine to the pelvis; designed to provide immobilization of the thoracic spine and thoracolumbar junction.
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tho·ra·co·lum·bo·sa·cral or·tho·sis

(thōr'ă-kō-lŭm'bō-sā'krăl ōr-thō'sis)
An external device applied to the trunk and extending from the upper portion of the thoracic spine to the pelvis; designed to provide immobilization of the thoracic spine.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012