dis·​co·​gen·​ic ˌdi-skə-ˈje-nik How to pronounce discogenic (audio)
variants also diskogenic
: originating in an intervertebral disc : produced by factors (such as herniation or deterioration) occurring in an intervertebral disc
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

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“Discogenic.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/discogenic. Accessed 22 May. 2024.

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