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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10) Spinal disc herniation (SDH) causes extreme pain radiating through the back or even across the limbs due to the compressed nerves around the disc.
Main birth defects are neural tube defects, spinal disc herniation, esophageal atresia, gastroschisis (infant's intestines stick out of the body through a defect on one side of the umbilical cord), and several others.
The four detainees include Mohamed Al-Sayes, who suffered from a spinal disc herniation during his detention.