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lumbar puncture

A test where a needle is inserted into the spinal column to collect fluid. Also called a spinal tap.

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epidural

Anaesthetic drugs are injected directly into the spinal column. Also known as epidural anaesthesia.

cordectomy

Surgery to remove a vocal cord.

cording

Tight cord feeling running from the armpit down the inner arm to the hand. Also known as axillary web syndrome.

non-epithelial ovarian cancer

Ovarian cancer that does not start in the lining of the ovary. Types include germ cell ovarian cancer and sex-cord stromal cancer….