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joint replacement arthroplasty.
total hip replacement total hip arthroplasty.
total joint replacement total joint arthroplasty.


1. Restoration.
2. Substitution.


/re·place·ment/ (re-plās´ment)
1. substitution; see also replacement therapy, under therapy.

joint replacement  arthroplasty.


Etymology: Fr, replacer, to put in place again
the substitution of a missing part or substance with a similar structure or substance, such as the replacement of an amputated limb with a prosthesis or the replacement of lost blood with donor blood.


The enrolment of a clinical trial subject to compensate for the withdrawal of another.


Medtalk The plenishment or substitution of that which is lost or inadequate. See Estrogen replacement, Hair replacement, Total hip replacement, Total knee replacement.


1. Restoration.
2. Substitution.


alternative or back-up groups of animals.

replacement flocks
flocks of poultry dedicated to the production of eggs for production of day-old chicks, requiring particular attention to the prevention of diseases transmitted vertically through the egg.
replacement heifers
heifers retained in a herd, or sold to other herds, to replace cows culled for age, low production or disease.

Patient discussion about replacement

Q. What vitamins does meat have that i should replace in my diet? I stop eating meat and am trying to make sure that I get the right vitamins. I already take a multivitamins and fish oil pills every day. Are there any other specific vitamins I should take? If so, what do they do?

A. Vitamin B complex, iron pills, protein supplement. You can find those in legumes, they have a lot of proteins. Lentils have vitamin B, brown rice also.
Can’t think of anything more…

Q. What are good items to replace salt with for cooking? My Dad has highblood pressure and we'd like to start using products that have no salt/sodium to add to cooking for adding taste. Like Mrs. Dash

A. One thing that works GREAT for adding a lot of flavor and not a lot of sodium or calories is mustard. I really like taking chicken breast and lightly covering it with mustard and then topping with a little Parmesan cheese and cooking that all up in the oven till the top is golden.

Q. Has anyone had a minimally invasive partial knee replacement? How did it go and are you pleased? I will be having one in the next few weeks and would just like some input. Thanks...

A. Hmm... Never underwent it myself, but you may read some more here:

and you may also watch it here:

Take care,

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The replacement medium/wide-base truck tire market is forecast to grow to 17 million units, or 4.
The technology of total knee replacements is advanced and proven.
There is a false assumption that hip resurfacing (see below) has a longer lifespan than a total hip replacement (which lasts a minimum of 15 years).
A taxpayer within the scope of this revenue procedure and which is using the replacement cost method on Jan.
1031(k)-1(c)(4)(ii), if, as of the end of the identification period, the taxpayer has identified more properties as replacement property than permitted under the 3-property rule and the 200-percent rule, the taxpayer is treated as if no replacement property has been identified.
This Rev Proc requires that either the replacement property or relinquished property be parked with a qualified intermediary or an affiliate thereof during the exchange period since if the investor has title to both properties at one time there would be no exchange.
Matta was intrigued but didn't perform an anterior hip replacement procedure until 1996, when a patient who'd had one hip replaced in France asked him to do the other one.
The taxpayer receives a carryover tax basis for the replacement property in a 1031 exchange, rather than a fair-market-value tax basis.
Users have only to enter a street address and they can quickly see detailed property characteristics--for example, square footage or other structures such as a garage on the property--to provide an initial estimate of the replacement value, Davis said, noting that the user's addition of more information refines the estimate.
The increased heart rate can also result from dehydration and/or the incomplete absorption of fluid replacement into the plasma during recovery.
The Vehicle Replacement Optimization tool is included as a component to FleetView [R], Wheels' Web-based solution that allows fleet managers to quickly accomplish a variety of tasks online, ranging from tracking expenses to reviewing maintenance records and examining driver profiles.