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Dictionary » D » Discopathy

Discopathy

Discopathy

disease of a disk, particularly of an invertebral disk.

Origin: disco-_ g. Pathos, disease

traumatic cervical discopathy, an injury characterised by fissuration, laceration and/or fragmentation of a cervical disk or surrounding ligaments, with or without displacement of fragments against spinal cord, nerve roots, or ligaments.


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