slipped disk


noun

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Origin of slipped disk

First recorded in 1940–45
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Medical definitions for slipped disk

slipped disk
[ slĭpt ]

n.

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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