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 (diskus intervertebralis)
  • anulus fibrosus of intervertebral disk
has related synonym
  • fibrous ring of intervertebral disc
  • annulus fibrosus of intervertebral disc
id
  • UBERON:0004715

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