fibrocartilage


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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

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

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.
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Werner, "The triangular fibrocartilage complex of the wrist--anatomy and function," Journal of Hand Surgery, vol.
The research could lead to strategies for repairing fibrocartilage in other joints, including the knees and vertebral discs.
A distinguishing factor between CPPD and HA is that HA typically involves tendons, bursae, and periarticular tissue, whereas CPPD typically deposits in hyaline and fibrocartilage. Moreover, the deposition of HA may mimic an acute inflammation.
The tendon cell density and fibrocartilage zone thickness (FZT) were measured using our established protocols.
It can be concluded that the mesenchymal model of the embryonic skull of sheep can differentiate hyaline cartilage and since this hyaline cartilage is more consistent than fibrocartilage and no fibrocartilaginous tissue was seen in these cases, the best result was obtained in group II.
It has been established that fibrocartilage growth is part of the development of the disease (Saridin et al.; Eslami et al., 2003), whereas histopathological classifications of normality and disease have not been clear in terms of criteria.
In chronic phase, this may lead to transformation of the fibrocartilage tissue and ossification of the IFP (imitating enchondroma).
In IVD degeneration, distinct changes like progressive loss of proteoglycans and water content in the NP, filling of the NP space with fibrocartilage, delamination of the AF, and osteophyte formation in the adjacent vertebral end plates can be observed [2].
Hyaline cartilage injury often results in the formation of the scar tissue fibrocartilage or even new bone formation leading to growth impairment or osteoarthritis.
(18) A report by Schweitzer in 1992 concluded that while MR arthrography was the most accurate method for diagnosing scapholunate, lunotriquetral, and triangular fibrocartilage complex (TFCC) tears, the slight aggregate improvement in accuracy over conventional MR imaging probably did not justify the invasive technique.
In general, CPPD crystals have a predilection for depositing in articular and fibrocartilage, Dr.
Lesions in the marrow and surrounding soft tissues, including ligaments, fibrocartilage, menisci, muscles, intervertebral disks, spinal cord and nerves are best defined by MRI.