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Structure of intervertebral disk.
Anterosuperior view with the anterior half of the disk and the right half of the end plate removed.

The intervertebral disk consists of an external fibrous ring (anulus fibrosus) and a gelatinous core (nucleus pulposus).

 

Atlas of Anatomy Fig. 1.18

Illustrator: Karl Wesker

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