another term for a lumbar puncture
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Spinal tap: Also known as a lumbar puncture or 'LP', a spinal tap is a procedure whereby spinal fluid is removed from the spinal canal for the purpose of diagnostic testing. It is particularly helpful in the diagnosis of inflammatory diseases of the central nervous system, especially infections, suc...
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A diagnostic procedure where a sterile needle is introduced into the lower spine (L2) to collect cerebrospinal fluid for diagnostic purposes. Chemical analysis, cellular analysis and CSF pressure can all be measured with this procedure. This test can aid in the diagnosis of meningitis, subarachnoid ...
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lumbar puncture, spinal tap A lumbar puncture, or 'LP', is a spinal tap which is a procedure whereby spinal fluid is removed from the spinal canal for the purpose of diagnostic testing. It is particularly helpful in the diagnosis of inflammatory diseases of the central nervous system; especially, in...
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[band] Spinal Tap (officially spelled Spın̈al Tap with a dotless letter "i" but a "heavy metal umlaut" over the "n") is a parody heavy metal band that first appeared on a failed 1979 ABC TV sketch comedy pilot called "The T.V. Show", starring Rob Reiner. The sketch, actually a mock promoti...
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A medical procedure in which spinal fluid is removed from the spinal canal for diagnostic testing purposes. A needle is inserted into the lower part of the spinal column to retrieve a small amount of cerebrospinal fluid. Medication or anesthestic drugs can also be given through this procedure. It is...
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spinal tap: see spinal puncture.
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Type: Term Synonyms: lumbar puncture
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Another term for lumbar puncture, a medical test
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Spinal tap is a diagnostic procedure involving the insertion of a needle into the spinal canal to obtain cerebrospinal fluid. A needle is inserted in between the vertebrae of the lower back and a sample of spinal fluid is withdrawn and tested to determine the pressure and content of the fluid. A spi...
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A procedure in which a thin needle called a spinal needle is put into the lower part of the spinal column to collect cerebrospinal fluid or to give drugs. Also called lumbar puncture.
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see lumbar puncture
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1) Band in 1984 film parody 2) Band in a 1984 film parody 3) Band in a 1984 parody 4) Nigel tufnel's band 5) Rob reiner's mock rock band
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