herniated disc

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Noun1.herniated disc - a painful rupture of the fibrocartilage of the disc between spinal vertebrae; occurs most often in the lumbar region
rupture - state of being torn or burst open
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The operation, which went well, took half an hour, said Dr Yousif Sharaf, during which a small incision measuring 5 cm was made in the patient's back to remove the spinal disc herniation putting pressure on his nerves.
The operation took half an hour during which a small incision measuring five centimetres was made in the patient's back to remove the spinal disc herniation putting pressure on his nerves.
Spinal disc herniation is the most common cause of sciatica, with extraspinal infrequent causes [3].