lumbago lumbago  /ləm ˈbeɪ ˌɡoʊ/


  • (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


  • Of late he has been bothered by lumbago in his back.



    1986 — Philadelphia's Ed Delahanty hit four home runs in a losing effort, a 9-8 loss to Chicago. 1934 — Babe Ruth hit his 700th home run in a 4-2 victory over Tommy Bridges and the Detroit Tigers . Lou Gehrig left in the first with a severe case of lumbago, the most serious threat to his streak.
    on July 12, 2013     Source: Greenwich Time

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