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fibrocartilage

 [fi″bro-kahr´tĭ-lij]
cartilage made up of parallel, thick, compact collagenous bundles, separated by narrow clefts containing the typical cartilage cells (chondrocytes).

fi·bro·car·ti·lage

(fī'brō-kar'ti-lăj),
A variety of cartilage that contains visible type I collagen fibers; appears as a transition between tendons or ligaments or bones.
Synonym(s): fibrocartilago

fibrocartilage

/fi·bro·car·ti·lage/ (-kahr´tĭ-laj) cartilage of parallel, thick, compact collagenous bundles, separated by narrow clefts containing the typical cartilage cells (chondrocytes).fibrocartilag´inous
elastic fibrocartilage  that containing elastic fibers.
interarticular fibrocartilage  articular disk.

fibrocartilage

(fī′brō-kär′tl-ĭj)
n.
Cartilage that contains numerous thick bundles of collagen fibers.

fibrocartilage

[-kär′tilij]
Etymology: L, fibra + cartilago
cartilage that consists of a dense matrix of white collagenous fibers. Of the three kinds of cartilage in the body, fibrocartilage has the greatest tensile strength. Fibrocartilaginous disks between the vertebrae help cushion the jolts to which the vertebral column is continually subjected. See also hyaline cartilage. fibrocartilaginous, adj.

fi·bro·car·ti·lage

(fī'brō-kahr'ti-lăj)
A variety of cartilage that contains visible type I collagen fibers; appears as a transition between tendons or ligaments or bones.
Synonym(s): fibrocartilago.

fibrocartilage

A tough form of CARTILAGE containing many thick bundles of COLLAGEN fibres.

fibrocartilage

see CARTILAGE.

Fibrocartilage

Cartilage that consists of dense fibers.
Mentioned in: Herniated Disk

fibrocartilage

cartilage with prominent collagen fibrils

fibrocartilage (fīˈ·brō·karˑ·t·lej),

n very strong, relatively inflexible cartilage found in the meniscus (in the knee joint), intervertebral discs, and pubic symphysis.
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Fibrocartilage.

fibrocartilage

cartilage made up of thick, compact collagenous bundles, separated by narrow clefts containing the typical cartilage cells (chondrocytes).

fibrocartilage embolic myelopathy
see fibrocartilaginous embolic myelopathy.
middle phalangeal complementary fibrocartilage
forms a bearing surface for the deep flexor tendon on the proximo-palmar surface of the bone in horses.
parapatellar fibrocartilage
medial extension of the patella.
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BMP-12 and BMP-13 are important regulators of fibrocartilage, neotendon, and ligament formation.
Eighty-three patients underwent second-look arthroscopy, which showed a high percentage of graft survival (83%), grossly congruent joint surfaces, and donor sites that had filled in with fibrocartilage tissue.
Radiofrequency is typically viewed as destroying tissue, but these results suggest that production of stable, smooth tissue with the appearance of fibrocartilage filled the treated defects in all observed cases.
Six of the 15 femoral condyle patients showed only hyaline cartilage on their biopsy, 5 had a mixture of hyaline and fibrocartilage, and 4 had only fibro-cartilage.
In addition, medial and lateral knee views in patients with CPPD often demonstrate white inclusions in the menisci, correlating with tibiofemoral joint calcifications on plain radiographs, while medial wrist views can reveal calcifications of the triangular fibrocartilage, also seen on radiographs.
33) An injury to the triangular fibrocartilage complex (TFCC) and the scapholunate ligament has been reported in various studies to be as high as 78% and 54%, respectively.
In that group, 8/11 samples had meniscus-like fibrocartilage in the repair with integration of the scaffold into the native meniscus.
Intrinsic stabilizers include the triangular fibrocartilage (TFC), the volar and dorsal radioulnar ligaments, the capsule, and the ulnar collateral ligament.
The effect of observer experience on magnetic resonance imaging interpretation and localization of triangular fibrocartilage complex lesions.
1,2,4,5) Soft-tissue grafts without a bone plug are fixed directly to the wall of a cancellous bone tunnel, allowing return of the transition zone from ligament to fibrocartilage, to calcified fibrocartilage, to bone.
The role of the interosseous membrane and triangular fibrocartilage complex in forearm stability.
Repair tissue after microfracture has been described as a mixture of hyaline and fibrocartilage.