Definition of Herniated disc

1. Noun. A painful rupture of the fibrocartilage of the disc between spinal vertebrae; occurs most often in the lumbar region.

Exact synonyms: Ruptured Intervertebral Disc, Slipped Disc
Generic synonyms: Rupture



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Herniated Disc

hernani
hernanis
hernia
hernia en bissac
hernia knife
hernia of the broad ligament of the uterus
hernia repair
hernia uteri inguinale
herniae
hernial
hernial aneurysm
hernial sac
hernias
herniate
herniated
herniated disc (current term)
herniated disk
herniated nucleus pulposus
herniates
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herniation
herniation of nucleus pulposus
herniations
hernio-
hernioenterotomy
herniography
hernioid
herniolaparotomy
hernioplasty
herniopuncture

Literary usage of Herniated disc

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1. The Women's Health and Aging Study: Health and Social Characteristics of edited by Jack M. Guralnik, Linda P. Fried, Eleanor M. Simonsick, Judith D. Kasper, Mary E. Lafferty (1996)
"10 "Yes" response to either "Has a doctor ever told you that you had a degenerated, slipped or herniated disc or sciatica?" or "Has 9 "Yes" response to ..."

2. Building a Better Delivery System: A New Engineering/Health Care Partnership by Proctor P. Reid, National Academy of Engineering, Institute of Medicine (U.S.) (2005)
"Patients who were eligible for SPORT viewed one of two shared decision-making videos: Treatment Choices for Low Back Pain: herniated disc or Treatment ..."

3. Insurance and Expanding Systemic Risks by Michael G. Faure, T. Hartlief (2003)
"In a Canadian case the Supreme Court of Canada rejected applying an apportionment of damages approach. In this case a plaintiff suffered a herniated disc. ..."

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