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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of herniate.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Affected with hernia; enveloped in a hernial sac.


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  • This is most often referred to as a herniated disc, and it can pinch nerves and cause severe back pain.


  • With a 90 year old mother on oxygen and because I have several herniated discs, I really do not want to pull everything out.

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  • The defensive end, who missed all but three games last year with a herniated disk in his neck, said he'd rather discuss specifics once the deal was signed, but Tuck, who only just joined the ranks of the Twitterati on Tuesday, gleefully broke the news Thursday.

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  • Despite battling early season back problems, Lupul managed 10 goals and 14 points in 23 games, but ultimately needed surgery to repair a herniated disc.

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  • LW Joffrey Lupul developed an infection in his back after having undergone Dec. 17 surgery to repair a herniated disc and did not play again all season.

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  • Devotees insist that yoga would help me deal with the herniated discs in my neck, would ease pressure on my spine, would lower my blood pressure.

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  • In November, the king appointed his son Miteb to head the kingdom's National Guard after the elderly monarch fell ill with a herniated disc.

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  • “I guess my father thinks your mother is very herniated,” I whispered.

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  • When I suffered a herniated disc in my back I waited 4 months for an MRI and was denied any surgical intervention.

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  • I received 2 severely herniated discs in an IED blast in OIF1.

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