slipped disc

noun

Definition of slipped disc

medical
: an injury to the spine in which one of the connecting parts between the bones slips out of its proper position and causes back pain

Word by Word Definitions

slip play slipped
  1. : to move with a smooth sliding motion

  2. : to move quietly and cautiously : steal

  3. : elapse, pass

  1. : a sloping ramp extending out into the water to serve as a place for landing or repairing ships

  2. : a ship's or boat's berth between two piers

  3. : the act or an instance of departing secretly or hurriedly

  1. : a small shoot or twig cut for planting or grafting : scion

  2. : descendant, offspring

  3. : a long narrow strip of material

  1. : to take cuttings from (a plant) : divide into slips

  1. : a mixture of finely divided clay and water used especially by potters (as for casting or decorating wares or in cementing separately formed parts)

disc
  1. : variant spelling of disk

  2. : the seemingly flat figure of a celestial body

  3. : discus

  1. : disk

  2. : phonograph record


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