slipped disk

noun

Definition of slipped disk

: a protrusion of one of the cartilage disks between vertebrae with pressure on spinal nerves resulting in low back pain or sciatic pain

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1942

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slipped disk

noun \ ˌslipt- \

medical Definition of slipped disk

: a protrusion of an intervertebral disk and its nucleus pulposus that produces pressure upon spinal nerves resulting in low-back pain and often sciatic pain

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