Medical Definition of Annulus fibrosus of intervertebral disc

1. 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. (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Annulus Fibrosus Of Intervertebral Disc

annulosan
annulosans
annulose
annulospiral ending
annulospiral organ
annuls
annulus
annulus ciliaris
annulus conjunctivae
annulus femoralis
annulus fibrocartilagineus membranae tympani
annulus fibrosus
annulus fibrosus cordis
annulus fibrosus disci intervertebralis
annulus fibrosus of intervertebral disc (current term)
annulus haemorrhoidalis
annulus iridis
annulus iridis major
annulus iridis minor
annulus lymphaticus cardiae
annulus ovalis
annulus tendineus communis
annulus tympanicus
annuluses

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