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annulus

[′an·yə·ləs]
(anatomy)
Any ringlike anatomical part.
(botany)
An elastic ring of cells between the operculum and the mouth of the capsule in mosses.
A line of cells, partly or entirely surrounding the sporangium in ferns, which constricts, thus causing rupture of the sporangium to release spores.
A whorl resembling a calyx at the base of the strobilus in certain horsetails.
(mathematics)
The ringlike figure that lies between two concentric circles.
(mycology)
A ring of tissue representing the remnant of the veil around the stipe of some agarics.
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Because discogenic pain is mediated by nerve endings located mainly in the periphery of the anulus fibrosus [10,13,14,31], such as the sinuvertebral nerve [50,51], it is nociceptive in nature but may also have a sympathetic [nervous system] component as well.
Intrinsic's Barricaid anular reconstructive products are used during discectomy to definitively close defects in the posterior anulus.
These innovative systems provide efficient access for closure to facilitate the repair of the anulus fibrosus following a minimally invasive spinal microdiscectomy procedure.
Aort kapak anulus capanin belirlenmesi; girisimden bir gun once tekrarlanan ekokardiyografik olcumle beraber, aort koku anjiyografisinden elde edilen olcumlerin her ikisi de dikkate alinarak gerceklestirildi.
The Xclose device is FDA cleared for soft-tissue approximation and the tools provide efficient access for closure of the anulus fibrosus following a minimally invasive microdiscectomy procedure.
Yonemura commented, "The Xclose device provides an unique new method for treating the weakened tissue of the anulus fibrosus following a lumbar discectomy procedure.
Oblik aorto-tomi ile natif kapak rezeke edildi, kalsifikasyonlar temizlenerek, anulus mumkun oldugunca hareketli hale getirildi.