herniated disc


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her·ni·at·ed disc

protrusion of a degenerated or fragmented intervertebral disc into the intervertebral foramen with potential compression of a nerve root or into the spinal canal with potential compression of the cauda equina in the lumbar region or the spinal cord at higher levels characterized by disruption of the annular fibrosis.

her·ni·at·ed disc

(hĕr'nē-ā-tĕd disk)
Protrusion of a degenerated or fragmented intervertebral disc into the intervertebral foramen with potential compression of a nerve root or into the spinal canal with potential compression of the cauda equina in the lumbar region or the spinal cord at higher levels.
Synonym(s): protruded disc, ruptured disc.
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Surgically obtained herniated disc tissue from each individual patient was preserved in 10% formalin, as soon as it was removed.
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17, 1958, Board decision on the grounds of clear and unmistakable error, with respect to the denial of service connection for residuals of a herniated disc and neuritis, is granted.
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