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slipped disk

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noun
  1. herniated disk.
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Origin of slipped disk

First recorded in 1940–45
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slipped disk in Medicine

slipped disk

(slĭpt)
n.
  1. Protrusion of a part of an intervertebral disk through the fibrocartilage, occurring usually in the lower lumbar region and often causing back pain or sciatica.
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