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discogenic

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adjective dis·co·gen·ic \ ˌdi-skə-ˈje-nik \
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. ZellerThe Journal of the American Medical Association13 Dec. 2006

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