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her'niated disk'



Pathol.
an abnormal protrusion of a spinal disk between vertebrae, most often in the lumbar region of the spine, causing pain due to pressure on spinal nerves. Also called ruptured disk, slipped disk.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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