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kyphoplasty

Syllabification: ky·pho·plas·ty
Pronunciation: /ˈkīfōˌplastē/

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Definition of kyphoplasty in English:

noun (plural kyphoplasties)

The surgical filling of an injured or collapsed vertebra. This procedure restores original shape and configuration and relieves pain from spinal compression.

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