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Nucleus Pulposus MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Nucleus Pulposus
Tree Number(s)
A02.165.308.410.500
A02.835.232.834.432.500
A10.165.382.350.050.500
Unique ID
D000070614
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000070614
Scope Note
Fibrocartilage inner core of the intervertebral disc. Prolapsed or bulged nucleus pulposus leads to INTERVERTEBRAL DISC DISPLACEMENT while proliferation of cells in the nucleus pulposus is associated with INTERVERTEBRAL DISC DEGENERATION.
Previous Indexing
Intervertebral Disc (1963-2016)
Public MeSH Note
2017
History Note
2017
Date Established
2017/01/01
Date of Entry
2016/07/05
Revision Date
2016/01/20
Nucleus Pulposus Preferred
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