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.
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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. ..."