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Can someone tell me the parts of an intervertebral disc?

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Dr. Ken Yonemura
Neurosurgery

In brief: Intervertebral disc

The disc is composed of a central nuclear material composed of proteoglycans and surrounded by layered connective tissue arranged in alternating bias plys known as the anulus fibrosis.
The last component are the cartilagenous endplates that are attached to the boney vertebral bodies that are located above and below each disc.

In brief: Intervertebral disc

The disc is composed of a central nuclear material composed of proteoglycans and surrounded by layered connective tissue arranged in alternating bias plys known as the anulus fibrosis.
The last component are the cartilagenous endplates that are attached to the boney vertebral bodies that are located above and below each disc.
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