Flashcards in Intervertebral Disc Deck (12)
The IVD is fibrocartilaginous sandwich with outer ______ and inner _____ collagen fibers.
Type 1 - outer
Type II - Inner
The outer part, annulus fibrosus, has _____ concentric laminae fibers.
The fibers of the annulus angle about ____ degrees to the vertebral body. (____ to the vertical.)
The nucleus purposes has a ______ consistency and is located where in the lumbar region?
The nucleus pulposus contains what that attracts water?
Which part of the annulus fibrosus is innervated?
What innervated the AF posteriorly?
sinuvertebral (recurrent meningeal)
What innervated the AF anterolaterally?
Sensory nerves from the grey sympathetic ram communicans
The IVD is not well vascularized and is nourished how?
The diffusion (aka ______) is facilitated by what?
How many IVD are there?