Intervertebral Disc

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This medical exhibit depicts the anatomy of the intervertebral spinal disc from an antero-lateral (front, turned slightly) view. It features a silhouette overview of the skeletal torso showing the location of the spine, vertebrae and intervertebral discs. A detailed view of a single lumbar vertebra clearly illustrates the disc anatomy. Labels identify the annulus fibrosus and nucleus pulposus.

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