Lumbago meaning

lŭm-bā'gō
(pathology) Backache of the lumbar region or lower back, which can be caused by muscle strain or a slipped disk.
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A painful condition of the lower back, as one resulting from muscle strain or a slipped disk.
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Rheumatic pain in the lumbar region; backache, esp. in the lower part of the back.
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A painful condition of the lower back, as one resulting from muscle strain or a slipped disk.
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Origin of lumbago

  • Late Latin lumbāgō from Latin lumbus loin
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition