A fine tube which is inserted into the epidural space around the spinal cord, for the administration of an anaesthetic agent.
The catheter is passed into the epidural space via a wide-bore needle passed between two vertebrae of the lower lumbar spine.
See epidural anaesthesia.
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A general term implying that there is some abnormal process going on in the joint cartilage and underlying bone.
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