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."
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