Whiplash meaning

wĭp'lăsh', hwĭp'-
An injury to the cervical spine caused by an abrupt jerking motion of the head, either backward or forward.
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A sudden, severe bending and jolting of the neck, as in an auto accident, often causing injury to the neck muscles, vertebrae, etc.
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An injury to the cervical spine caused by an abrupt jerking motion of the head, either backward or forward.
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The lash of a whip.
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An injury to the upper spine caused by a violent jerk of the head in either a backward or forward or side to side direction.
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To jerk back and forth; to buffet.
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To lash as if with a whip.
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The lash of a whip.
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The flexible striking part of a whip.
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The lash of a whip.
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Origin of whiplash