- prolapsed disk
- herniation of intervertebral disk.
Medical dictionary. 2011.
Medical dictionary. 2011.
nervous system disease — Introduction any of the diseases or disorders that affect the functioning of the human nervous system (nervous system, human). Everything that humans sense, consider, and effect and all the unlearned reflexes of the body depend on the… … Universalium
Spinal disc herniation — Slipped disc redirects here. For other uses, see Slipped disc (disambiguation). Spinal disc herniation Classification and external resources A spinal disc herniation demonstrated via MRI. ICD 10 … Wikipedia
Disc — Shortened terminology for an intervertebral disc, a disk shaped piece of specialized tissue that separates the bones of the spinal column. The center of a disc, called the nucleus, is soft, springy and receives the shock of standing, walking,… … Medical dictionary
sciatica — /suy at i keuh/, n. Pathol. 1. pain and tenderness at some points of the sciatic nerve, usually caused by a prolapsed intervertebral disk; sciatic neuralgia. 2. any painful disorder extending from the hip down the back of the thigh and… … Universalium
PID — Abbreviation for pelvic inflammatory disease. * * * pain intensity difference [score]; patient identification; patient identity; pelvic inflammatory disease; photoionization detector; picture image directory; plasma iron disappearance;… … Medical dictionary
disc — (also disk esp. in AmE) noun 1 computer disk ⇨ See ↑disk 2 music, video ⇨ See also ↑CD ADJECTIVE ▪ compact, DVD, vinyl ▪ I have an old vinyl disc of her singing … Collocations dictionary
Intervertebral disc — Infobox Anatomy Name = PAGENAME Latin = disci intervertebrales GraySubject = 72 GrayPage = 289 Caption = Median sagittal section of two lumbar vertebræ and their ligaments. (Intervertebral fibrocartilage labeled at center left.) Caption2 =… … Wikipedia
Cervical disc — A disk shaped piece of specialized tissue that separates the vertebral bones of the spinal column in the neck. The center of the disc, which is called the nucleus, is soft, springy and receives the shock of standing, walking, running, etc. The… … Medical dictionary
Disc, cervical — A disk shaped piece of specialized tissue that separates the vertebral bones of the spinal column in the neck. The center of the disc, which is called the nucleus, is soft, springy and receives the shock of standing, walking, running, etc. The… … Medical dictionary
prolapse — 1. To sink down, said of an organ or other part. 2. A sinking of an organ or other part, especially its appearance at a natural or artificial orifice. SEE ALSO: procidentia, ptosis. [L. prolapsus, a falling] p. of the corpus luteum ectropion of… … Medical dictionary