[luhm-bey-goh] /lʌmˈbeɪ goʊ/
pain in the lower, or lumbar, region of the back or loins, especially chronic or recurring pain.
pain in the lower back; backache affecting the lumbar region
1690s, from Late Latin lumbago “weakness of loins and lower back,” from Latin lumbus “loin” (usually plural), from PIE *lendh- “loin” (cf. Old Church Slavonic ledvije (plural) “loins; soul,” Russian ljadveja “loin;” Old English lendenu “loins,” German Lende “loin,” Lenden “loins”).
lumbago lum·ba·go (lŭm-bā’gō)
A painful condition of the lower back, as one resulting from muscle strain or a slipped disk. Also called lumbar rheumatism.
[luhm-ber, -bahr] /ˈlʌm bər, -bɑr/ adjective 1. of or relating to the loin or loins. noun 2. a lumbar vertebra, artery, or the like. /ˈlʌmbə/ adjective 1. of, near, or relating to the part of the body between the lowest ribs and the hipbones adj. “pertaining to or situated near the loins,” 1650s, from Modern […]
- Lumbar artery
lumbar artery n.
- Lumbar flexure
lumbar flexure n. The normal ventral curve of the vertebral column in the lumbar region.
- Lumbar ganglion
lumbar ganglion n. Any of four or more ganglions on either side of the greater psoas muscle, forming the abdominopelvic portion of the sympathetic trunk with the sacral and coccygeal ganglions.