Definition of prolapsed disc in English:

prolapsed disc

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


  • another term for slipped disc.
    More 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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