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ANNULUS FIBROSUS DISCI INTERVERTEBRALIS

The ring of fibrocartilage and fibrous tissue forming the circumference of the intervertebral disc; surrounds the nucleus pulposus, which is prone to herniation when the annulus fibrosus is compromised. Synonym: annulus fibrosus disci intervertebralis, annulus fibrosus, fibrous ring of intervertebral disc, fibrous ring.
vernicose   vernier   Vernier acuity   Vernier, Pierre   vernine   vernix   vernix caseosa   vernonin   (0)
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