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English definition of “herniated disc”

herniated disc

noun [C]     /ˌhɜː.ni.eɪ.tɪdˈdɪsk/ US  /ˌhɝːni.eɪ.t̬ɪd-/
a condition in which one of the discs between the bones in the spine (= backbone ) moves out of its normal position and presses on a nerve , causing pain
(Definition of herniated disc noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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