English version

disc in Medicine topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishdiscdisc (also disk especially American English) /dɪsk/ ●●○ S3 W3 noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 1 CFCIRCLEa round flat shape or object 🔊 three keys attached to a metal disc2 TCRa compact disc3 TCRa record that you play on a record player4 British EnglishTD a computer diskon disc 🔊 The report form is available on disc from Personnel.5 HBHMa flat piece of cartilage between the bones of your back 🔊 He retired early because of a slipped disc (=one that has moved out of its correct place). → disc brakes, disc jockey, disk drive, laser disk
Examples from the Corpus
disc• If you sat in the fireplace and looked up you could see a disc of sky and several iron hooks in silhouette.• The reason why we've stopped you is that there's no disc on your windscreen.• Some rival issues add another work and others get the symphony into one disc.• But MacLeod pulls it off, even writing 10 of the 12 songs on the disc.• There are not many sets simpler than the unit disc!• The unit disc certainly ought to count as recursive!slipped disc• Could it be a slipped disc?• He was only twenty-six and had just recovered from a slipped disc.• He retired early from electrical work because of a slipped disc.