Schmorl nodule

Schmorl nod·ule

(shmōrl),
prolapse of the nucleus pulposus through the vertebral body endplate into the spongiosa of an adjacent vertebra.

Schmorl nod·ule

(shmōrl nod'yūl)
Prolapse of the nucleus pulposus through the vertebral body endplate into the spongiosa of an adjacent vertebra.

Schmorl,

Christian G., German pathologist, 1861-1932.
Schmorl bacillus - a bacterial species causing or associated with several necrotic conditions in animals and occasionally in humans. Synonym(s): Fusobacterium necrophorum
Schmorl body
Schmorl ferric-ferricyanide reduction stain - tests for reducing substances in tissues.
Schmorl furrow
Schmorl groove
Schmorl jaundice - kernicterus.
Schmorl nodes
Schmorl nodule - prolapse of the nucleus pulposus through the vertebral body endplate into the spongiosa of the vertebra.
Schmorl picrothionin stain - for compact bone.