ruptured disk

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ruptured disk n.
See herniated disk.

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Example sentences
McNair had given, as he had surgery to repair a ruptured disk in his lower back.
Rupture disks should not be used in ammonia service where the ruptured disk discharges directly into the atmosphere.
Over a year later, the plaintiff underwent surgery again to have a recurrent ruptured disk removed.
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