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Intervertebral disc structure

Known as: INTERVERTEBRAL DISC, Disk, Intervertebral, Discs, Intervertebral 
Spongy discs located between the vertebrae of the spinal column; composed of the outer annulus fibrosus and inner nucleus pulposus.
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Review
2017
Review
2017
The degradation of cartilage in the human body is impacted by aging, disease, genetic predisposition and continued insults… Expand
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Review
2006
Review
2006
The intervertebral disc is a highly organized matrix laid down by relatively few cells in a specific manner. The central… Expand
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Review
2003
Review
2003
The intervertebral disc is a cartilaginous structure that resembles articular cartilage in its biochemistry, but morphologically… Expand
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
STUDY DESIGN Mechanical testing of cadaveric lumbar motion segments. OBJECTIVES To test the hypothesis that minor damage to a… Expand
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
STUDY DESIGN We conducted intradiscal pressure measurements with one volunteer performing various activities normally found in… Expand
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
BACKGROUND In the healthy back only the outer third of the annulus fibrosus of the intervertebral disc is innervated. Nerve… Expand
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
Very little is known about the turnover of extracellular matrix in the human intervertebral disc. We measured concentrations of… Expand
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Review
1995
Review
1995
Human intervertebral discs undergo age-related degenerative changes that contribute to some of the most common causes of… Expand
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Highly Cited
1990
Highly Cited
1990
A five-category grading scheme for assessing the gross morphology of midsagittal sections of the human lumbar intervetebral disc… Expand
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Highly Cited
1958
Highly Cited
1958
The Treatment of Certain Cervical-Spine Disorders by Anterior Removal of the Intervertebral Disc and Interbody Fusion GEORGE… Expand
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