pinched nerve

Definition of pinched nerve

  1. :  a nerve pressed against a bone in a painful way

Word by Word Definitions

pinchplay pinched
  1. :  to squeeze between the finger and thumb or between the jaws of an instrument

    :  to prune the tip of (a plant or shoot) usually to induce branching

    :  to squeeze or compress painfully

  1. :  a critical juncture :  emergency

    :  pressure, stress

    :  hardship, privation

  1. :  substitute

    :  hit by a pinch hitter

nerveplay
  1. :  sinew, tendon

    :  any of the filamentous bands of nervous tissue that connect parts of the nervous system with the other organs, conduct nerve impulses, and are made up of axons and dendrites together with protective and supportive structures

    :  power of endurance or control :  fortitude, strength

  1. :  to give strength or courage to :  supply with physical or moral force


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