What is the definition?
From: "Julia Jones"
What is lumbago?
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amrshalakanidr gave his doctorate advice with
in short it's back disc pain
that extends to the legs due to compression of nerve roots. it
usually affects the lumbar part of the spine and hence the word (LUMBago).
Mark and others responded with this definition:
\Lum*ba"go\, n. [L., fr.
lumbus loin. See Lumbar.] (Med.) A rheumatic pain in the loins and
the small of the back.
Source: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, © 1996, 1998 MICRA,
n : backache affecting the lumbar region or lower back; can be
caused by muscle strain or arthritis or vascular insufficiency or a
ruptured intervertebral disc
Schwick simply stated this:
Lumbago is soreness or stiffness of the lumbar area
Curt rattled off this answer:
A painful condition of the lower back, as one
resulting from muscle strain or a slipped disk.
nick gb added this thought:
Pain in the lower back, usually
caused by muscle strain or a slipped disc. From the Greek lumba-,
meaning pain. And the Turkish -go, indicating a focus in the lumbar
rOxY shared this website:
dragonjase summed it up with this:
n : backache affecting the lumbar
region or lower back; can be caused by muscle strain or arthritis or
vascular insufficiency or a ruptured intervertebral disc
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