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prolapsed disc Line breaks: pro|lapsed disc
(also prolapsed intervertebral disc)

Definition of prolapsed disc in English:


Another term for slipped disc.
Example sentences
  • Long-term pressure on the lower back can lead to slipped or prolapsed discs, injuries that British drivers are becoming increasingly susceptible to.
  • Overall, 1% of people presenting with back pain in primary care have a neoplasm, 4% have compression fractures, and 1-3% have a prolapsed disc.
  • A Magnetic Resonance Imaging scan revealed a prolapsed disc pressing on the sciatic nerve.

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