fibrocartilage


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fibrocartilage

[¦fī·brō′kärd·əl·ij]
(histology)
A form of cartilage rich in dense, closely opposed bundles of collagen fibers; occurs in intervertebral disks, in the symphysis pubis, and in certain tendons.
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Wrists showed chondrocalcinosis of triangular fibrocartilage (Case 1).
The microdomains, interspersed within the fibrocartilage of the meniscus, were present at the fetal stage in cow samples and grew larger in size, but not number, as the age of the animal increased.
We did not observe on this sample a secondary ossification centre; instead we observed cells with a spindle shape surrounded by fibrocartilage.
The whole extension of the ligament and its tears may be difficult to detect; the presence of a step-off between the lunate and triquetrum, central tears of the triangular fibrocartilage, and findings compatible with ulnocarpal abutment warrant careful LTL examination.
The tendon cell density and fibrocartilage zone thickness (FZT) are measured using our established protocols (Fu et al.
Hyaline cartilage cells outperform mandibular condylar cartilage cells in a TMJ fibrocartilage tissue engineering application.
Using the upper third of the uncut fibrocartilage as a fulcrum, the knife is levered to incise the lower two-thirds of the fibrocartilage.
Following MRI scan, it was diagnosed to be due to meniscus tear, a condition caused by rupturing of one or more of the fibrocartilage strips in the knee.
UFP occurs when the medial patellar ligament (MPL), with its parapatellar fibrocartilage, fails to disengage the notch of medial ridge of femoral trochlea at the commencement of limb flexion.