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.
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As shown in [Table 1], we found that intervertebral disc ADC values among different age groups (Groups A, B, C, and D) decreased with age.
The natural history of lumbar intervertebral disc extrusions treated non-operatively.
Xiong, "Cell death in intervertebral disc degeneration," Apoptosis, vol.
For example, the stem cells transplanted into degenerated intervertebral discs will face a harsh environment, which has very high pressure, low nutrition and low oxygen.
However, there are few case reports of complete extrusion of intervertebral disc with myelopathy with severe anterior spinal cord syndrome, caused by this extrusion bending and distraction, with subsequent spontaneous reduction and radiographic examinations of the cervical spine normal, as simple radiography and computadorized tomography (21).
15,16 The topographical study may indicate that at least some of these newly formed capillaries support the nutrition of discal cells that have been dislodged from their native intervertebral disc.
The computed tomographic appearance of acute thoracolumbar intervertebral disc herniations in dogs.
8) They are not due to calcification of the anterior longitudinal ligament but rather ossification of the anterior portion of the annulus fibrosis of the intervertebral disc.
Intervertebral disc disease is a slipped disc in the spinal cord that often leaves an animal unable to move or feel sensation in their limbs.
Causes The most common cause of sciatica is a prolapsed intervertebral disc pressing on the root of a spinal nerve.
KEY WORDS: Diffusion weighted imaging, Intervertebral disc, Disc degeneration.

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