rachio-, rachi-, rach-, rachis-, rhach-, rhachi-, rhachio-
(Greek > Latin: spine, backbone)
An instrument for measuring curvatures of the vertebral column.
An inflammation of the spinal cord structures.
Equal conjoined twins joined back to back in such a way as to involve fusion of the vertebral columns.
Fusion is usually limited to the cervical and/or upper thoracic regions.
Paralysis of paraspinal muscles.
rachiopathy (s) (noun), rachiopathies (pl)
One kind of disease or disorder of the vertebrae; spondylopathy: Mrs. Big was getting older and had rachiopathy, which was osteopathy of the spine.
A rounded tumor of the skin surface arising over the spine.
Any form of paralysis due to a spinal lesion.
The treatment of scoliosis by the combination of traction and pressure.
A bone cutting instrument for dividing the vertebral laminae.
Failure to respond adequately to spinal anesthesia.
Exhibiting resistance to spinal anesthesia.
rachisagra (s) (noun) (no pl)
Pain in the spine; spinal gout; rachiagra: Old Mrs. Smith's back hurt her for quite a while, and when she was examined by her doctor, he said that she had a case of rachisagra, a kind of gout or rheumatic pain in her back..