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Edema

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Excessive accumulation of fluid in the body tissues.

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Epidural

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A local anaesthetic administered by injection into the area between the bones of the spine and the outer membrane covering the spinal cord.

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Experimental protocol

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A clinical trial study that involves the use of new, or previously untested, experimental treatment, screening, or medications.

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Extension

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Movement of a joint in a direction that increases the angle between the two parts of the joint. The opposite of flexion, which decreases the angle. When a joint can move both forward and backward (e.g. neck), extension describes the backward (i.e. posterior) direction.

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