SLIPPED DISK

condition where the gelatinous interior of a vertebral disc pushes out through its coating and presses on adjacent nerves. This can cause back, leg or arm pain depending on where it is.

SLIPPED DISK: "The medical name for a slipped disc is a prolapsed intervertebral disc."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "SLIPPED DISK," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 13, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/slipped-disk/ (accessed December 15, 2019).
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