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Musculoskeletal System: Operative Terms

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epiphysiodesis
operation for premature fusion of the epiphysis & diaphysis
exostectomoy
excision of a bony lump
ostectomy
removal of a bone
osteoclasis
dissolution & resorption of bony tissue
osteoplasty
surgical repair of bone
sequestrectomy
removal of dead bone/tissue
closed reduction
without incision into the skin
open reduction
with incision into skin