spinal stenosis

noun

Medical Definition of spinal stenosis

: narrowing of the lumbar spinal column that produces pressure on the nerve roots resulting in sciatica and a condition resembling intermittent claudication and that usually occurs in middle or old age

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“Spinal stenosis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/spinal%20stenosis. Accessed 4 Dec. 2020.

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