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lumbago

lumbago

noun lum·ba·go \ˌləm-ˈbā-(ˌ)gō\

: pain in the lower back

Full Definition of LUMBAGO

:  acute or chronic pain (as that caused by muscle strain) in the lower back

Examples of LUMBAGO

  1. experiencing an attack of lumbago

Origin of LUMBAGO

Latin, from lumbus
First Known Use: circa 1693

lumbago

noun lum·ba·go \ˌləm-ˈbā-(ˌ)gō\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of LUMBAGO

:  acute or chronic pain (as that caused by muscle strain) in the lower back

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