intervertebral disc

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in·ter·ver·te·bral disc

a disc interposed between the bodies of adjacent vertebrae. It is composed of an outer fibrous part (anulus fibrosus) that surrounds a central gelatinous mass (nucleus pulposus).

in·ter·ver·te·bral disc

(in'tĕr-vĕr'tĕ-brăl disk)
A disc interposed between the bodies of adjacent vertebrae. It is composed of an outer fibrous part (anulus fibrosus) that surrounds a central gelatinous mass (nucleus pulposus).

intervertebral disc

A disc-shaped, fibrocartilage, shock-absorbing structure lying between the bodies of adjoining vertebrae in the spinal column. Each disc consists of an outer fibrous ring called the annulus fibrosus and an inner soft core called the nucleus pulposus.

disc

fibrous cartilaginous structure with a gelatinous inner core lying between bony centre of two adjacent vertebrae