annulus fibrosus disci intervertebralis

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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. [ http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/BTO_0003629 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Annulus_fibrosus_disci_intervertebralis ]

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Term information

definition

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.

depicted by

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/d/d9/Cervical_vertebra_english.png

has broad synonym

annulus fibrosus

has exact synonym

anulus fibrosus of intervertebral disk

anulus fibrosus (diskus intervertebralis)

has related synonym

annulus fibrosus of intervertebral disc

fibrous ring of intervertebral disc

id

UBERON:0004715

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