intervertebral disk

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Synonyms for intervertebral disk

a fibrocartilaginous disc serving as a cushion between all of the vertebrae of the spinal column (except between the first two)

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Figure 6 show the evolution of intervertebral disk height during three decades of active life, respectively 30-60 years.
The needle is placed into the intervertebral disk under local anesthesia.
Case-control study of the risk factors of lumbar intervertebral disk herniation in 5 northern provinces of China.
The indications to repeated operations after removal of intervertebral disk hernia in the patients with lumbar osteochondrosis were the following:
Positioned between most of the vertebrae are flexible, ring-shaped structures called intervertebral disks, which allow the spine to be flexible.
Other notochordal lesions include notochordal vestiges of the intervertebral disk and ecchordosis physaliphora (EP).
BDC has secured rights for use of TNF inhibitors for sciatic pain in patients with intervertebral disk herniation, as well as other spinal disorders.
Intervertebral disk diseases; causes, diagnosis, treatment, and prophylaxis, 3d ed.
Age-related intervertebral disk (IVD) degeneration is a major contributor to spinal morbidity in modern society) Previous authors have suggested that physiological (ie, nontraumatic) degenerative changes in the IVDs likely begin as early as the second decade of life and progress until death.
MRI shows an intervertebral disk herniation between L4 and L5, with evidence of nerve compression.
A diskectomy is a surgery to remove a herniated or bulging intervertebral disk.
Effects of hydrostatic pressure on matrix synthesis in different regions of the intervertebral disk.
Volume two explores the different types of hydrogels being developed for regenerative medicine, 3D functional tissue models, intervertebral disk repair, and ocular, bone, cartilage, cardiac, vascular, lung, and hepatic tissue engineering.