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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Thoracic intervertebral disc protrusion: experience of 67 cases and review of the literature.
Osteocytes were counted in the area that was nearer to the area of injury i.e, towards the intervertebral disc side (Figure 2).
Wu et al., "TGF-[beta]1 suppresses inflammation in cell therapy for intervertebral disc degeneration," Scientific Reports, vol.
MIS-OLIF is an approach which reaches intervertebral disc through the retroperitoneal space between great vessels and psoas muscle.
As a result, the intervertebral disc becomes more brittle and loses stability.
The knee meniscus and intervertebral discs are responsible for load transmission, force distribution, shock absorption, and articular cartilage protection.
Not only ligaments, joint capsule, or parts of the intervertebral disc can elongate and may lose some of the mechanical properties, but at the same time, the tissues become vulnerable to damage and thus likely to succumb due to fatigue.
Carter, "Injectable biomaterials and vertebral endplate treatment for repair and regeneration of the intervertebral disc," European Spine Journal, vol.
Cartilaginous endplate (CEP) is a hydrated biological tissue that lies above and below the intervertebral disc, and CEP is the main route for the nutrition supply of intervertebral disc [9-12].

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