discogenic

adjective
dis·​co·​gen·​ic | \ ˌdi-skə-ˈje-nik How to pronounce discogenic (audio) \
variants: also diskogenic

Medical Definition of discogenic

: originating in an intervertebral disk : produced by factors (such as herniation or deterioration) occurring in an intervertebral disk The placement of an artificial intervertebral disk can provide better functional results than spinal fusion in treating select patients with discogenic pain and spine instability …— John L. Zeller, The Journal of the American Medical Association, 13 Dec. 2006

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“Discogenic.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/discogenic. Accessed 24 Sep. 2021.

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