lumbago

[ luhm-bey-goh ]
/ lʌmˈbeɪ goʊ /

noun Pathology.

pain in the lower, or lumbar, region of the back or loins, especially chronic or recurring pain.

Origin of lumbago

1685–95; < Late Latin, equivalent to Latin lumb(us) loin + -āgō noun suffix
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British Dictionary definitions for lumbago

lumbago

/ (lʌmˈbeɪɡəʊ) /

noun

pain in the lower back; backache affecting the lumbar region

Word Origin for lumbago

C17: from Late Latin lumbāgo, from Latin lumbus loin
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Medicine definitions for lumbago

lumbago

[ lŭm-bāgō ]

n.

A painful condition of the lower back, as one resulting from muscle strain or a slipped disk.
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