Medical Terms #5 (Surgical Procedures)

8 terms by k-nic7

Create a new folder

Advertisement Upgrade to remove ads

Amputation

Partial or complete removal of a limb.

Arthrocentesis

Puncture of a joint space to remove accumulated fluid.

Arthroclasia

Surgical breaking of an ankylosed joint to provide movement.

Arthroscopy

Visual examination of a joint, especially the kneww; used primarily to detect trauma or lesions and to obtain a biopsy of synovial tissue. Synovial biopsy may also be obtained by needle or surgical incision.

Bone grafting

Implanting or transplanting bone tissue from another part of the body or from another person to serve as replacement for damaged or missing bone tissue.

Bursectomy

Excision of bursa (a padlike sac or cavity found in connective tissue, usually in the vicinity of joints).

Closed reduction

Treatment of bone fractures by placingthe bones i proper positin (i.e. reducing the fragments without surgery).

Laminectomy

Excision of the posterior arch of a vertebra; most often performed to relieve the symptoms of a ruptured intervertebral (slipped) disk.

Please allow access to your computer’s microphone to use Voice Recording.

Having trouble? Click here for help.

We can’t access your microphone!

Click the icon above to update your browser permissions above and try again

Example:

Reload the page to try again!

Reload

Press Cmd-0 to reset your zoom

Press Ctrl-0 to reset your zoom

It looks like your browser might be zoomed in or out. Your browser needs to be zoomed to a normal size to record audio.

Please upgrade Flash or install Chrome
to use Voice Recording.

For more help, see our troubleshooting page.

Your microphone is muted

For help fixing this issue, see this FAQ.

Star this term

You can study starred terms together

NEW! Voice Recording

Create Set