degenerative disc disease

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de·gen·e·ra·tive disc dis·ease

(dĕ-jen'ĕr-ă-tiv disk di-zēz')
Protrusion, herniation, or fragmentation of an intervertebral disc beyond its borders with potential compression of a nerve root, the cauda equina in the lumbar region, or the spinal cord at higher levels.
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