Definition of Backache

1. Noun. An ache localized in the back.

Generic synonyms: Ache, Aching
Specialized synonyms: Lumbago, Lumbar Pain



Definition of Backache

1. Noun. any pain or ache in the back ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Backache

1. a pain in the back [n -S]

Medical Definition of Backache

1. Non-specific term used to describe back pain; generally refers to pain below the cervical level. (05 Mar 2000)

Backache Pictures

Click the following link to bring up a new window with an automated collection of images related to the term: Backache Images

Lexicographical Neighbors of Backache

back to basics
back to front
back to nature
back to square one
back to the drawing board
back to the wall
back tooth
back up
back vowel
back wall
back walls
back water
back waters
back yard
back yards
backache (current term)
backaches
backaction
backake
backal
backarapper
backarc
backarcs
backare
backband
backbands
backbeat
backbeats

Literary usage of Backache

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Surgery, Gynecology & Obstetrics by The American College of Surgeons, Franklin H. Martin Memorial Foundation (1921)
"In this scries the backache might easily have been due to the ... In 13 per cent the backache was probably not due to a pelvic condition but its cause was ..."

2. Handbook of therapy by Oliver Thomas Osborne, Morris Fishbein (1920)
"backache The therapy of backache may belong to the domain of the neurologist, the surgeon, ... backache is a common symptom of innumerable disorders. ..."

3. Gynecology by Brooke Melancthon Anspach (1921)
"CHAPTER XXVIII backache backache may be indicative of abdominal or pelvic ... Not infrequently backache h been ascribed to abdominal or pelvic disorders, ..."

4. Spondylotherapy: Physio and Pharmaco-therapy and Diagnostic Methods Based on by Albert Abrams (1918)
"backache. E popular conception of the etiology of backache in men is the kidney, and in women pelvic disease. As a matter of fact the kidney and pelvis are ..."

5. Surgical Shock and the Shockless Operation Through Anoci-association by George Washington Crile, William Edgar Lower (1920)
"In our comparative study we found that in the postoperative bedside notes of 500 cases operated upon under ether anesthesia backache is mentioned in 91 ..."

6. Essentials of homœopathic therapeutics by Willis Alonzo Dewey (1897)
"backache during pregnancy where the pain is in the sacro-iliac ... What is the backache of Calcarea fluorica ..."

7. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1911)
"RELAXATION OF THE SACRO-ILIAC JOINTS AS A CAUSE OF SCIATICA AND backache: WITH NEW POINTS IN THE DIAGNOSIS. BY ROBERT L. PITFIELD, MD, PHYSICIAN TO ST. ..."

Other Resources Relating to: Backache

Search for Backache on Dictionary.com!Search for Backache on Thesaurus.com!Search for Backache on Google!Search for Backache on Wikipedia!

Search