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1

What part of the cervical intervertebral disc is highly innervated

The middle third of the annulus fibrosus

2

What are the types of receptor endings in the intervertebral disc

Nociceptive and proprioceptors

3

What is the relationship between size of the intervertebral disc and receptor endings

The larger the disc, the greater the variety of receptor endings

4

The recurrent meningeal/sinu vertebral/sinus vertebral nerve has typically been shown to originate from which source

The gray ramus communicans

5

What part of the intervertebral disc is innervated by the recurrent meningeal/ sinu vertebral/ sinus vertebral nerve

The outer lamellae of the annulus fibrosus at the posterior part of the intervertebral disc

6

What forms the anterior neural plexus of the vertebral column

Fibers from the ventral primary ramus

7

What forms the lateral neural plexus of the vertebral column

Fibers from the ventral primary ramus, fibers from the white ramus communicans, fibers from the paradiscal ramus communicans, fibers from the gray ramus communicans

8

What is the name given to the white ramus communicans which become embedded within the annulus fibrosus of the intervertebral disc

The paradiscal ramus communicans

9

What part of the intervertebral disc is innervated by fibers from the paradiscal ramus communicans

The outer lamellae of the annulus fibrosus at the lateral part of the intervertebral disc

10

What part of the intervertebral disc is innervated

The outer lamellae of the annulus fibrosus

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