disc herniation

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disc herniation

extension of disc material beyond the posterior annulus fibrosus and posterior longitudinal ligament and into the spinal canal.

disc her·ni·a·tion

(disk hĕr'nē-ā'shŭn)
Extension of disc material beyond the posterior anulus fibrosus and posterior longitudinal ligament and into the spinal canal.
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