rachilysis

rachilysis

 [rah-kil´ĭ-sis]
correction of lateral curvature of the spine by combined traction and pressure.
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ra·chil·y·sis

(rā-kil'i-sis),
Forcible correction of lateral curvature of the spine by lateral pressure against the convexity of the curve.
[rachi- + G. lysis, a loosening]
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ra·chil·y·sis

(ră-kil'i-sis)
Forcible correction of lateral curvature of the spine by lateral pressure against the convexity of the curve.
[rachi- + G. lysis, a loosening]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012