fibrocartilage


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Related to fibrocartilage: elastic cartilage, Triangular Fibrocartilage Complex

fi·bro·car·ti·lage

 (fī′brō-kär′tl-ĭj)
n.
Cartilage that contains numerous thick bundles of collagen fibers.

fibrocartilage

(ˌfaɪbrəʊˈkɑːtɪlɪdʒ)
n
an elastic material exhibiting characteristics both of fibrous tissue and of cartilage

fi•bro•car•ti•lage

(ˌfaɪ broʊˈkɑr tl ɪdʒ, -ˈkɑrt lɪdʒ)

n.
1. a type of cartilage having a large number of fibers.
2. a part or structure composed of such cartilage.
[1825–35]
fi`bro•car`ti•lag′i•nous (-ˈædʒ ə nəs) adj.
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Noun1.fibrocartilage - cartilage that is largely composed of fibers like those in ordinary connective tissue
cartilage, gristle - tough elastic tissue; mostly converted to bone in adults
Translations

fi·bro·car·ti·lage

n. fibrocartílago, tipo de cartílago en el que la matriz contiene abundante tejido fibroso.
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At the end of treatment, a histological examination showed hyaline cartilage in the infrared laser group, fibrocartilage in the He-Ne laser group, and granulation tissue in limbs of the control group.
While it's not a classical enthesis, it is categorized as a functional enthesis because it has an element of fibrocartilage under the tendon at the point at which it goes over the malleolus," she said.
In patients with AS, tissue is gradually replaced by fibrocartilage which then becomes ossified.
The marrow-stimulating procedures promote the release of mesenchymal marrow cells which stimulate the fibrocartilage repair process in the treated lesion.
This ultimately results in the formation of fibrocartilage, which is principally type I collagen, and has inferior mechanical properties and durability compared to native hyaline articular cartilage.
The condyle shrinks in size in all 3 planes of space as a result of resorption occurring in the subcondylar bone without clinically apparent destruction of the fibrocartilage on the condylar head and roof of the fossa; this is unlike the arthritides, which destroy fibrocartilage by an inflammatory disease process.
The static restraints include components of the triangular fibrocartilage complex (TFCC), specifically the articular disc, the dorsal and volar radioulnar ligaments, and the ulnocarpal ligaments.
Simonson, a well-known and respected spinal industry executive, the medical device portfolio presents a surgical method for replacing damaged fibrocartilage between vertebrae in a patient's spine.
Although OA is traditionally known as a disease of the hyaline cartilage, it affects all of the articular structures, such as subchondral bone, fibrocartilage, ligaments, capsule, and synovium (2-4).
18) A report by Schweitzer in 1992 concluded that while MR arthrography was the most accurate method for diagnosing scapholunate, lunotriquetral, and triangular fibrocartilage complex (TFCC) tears, the slight aggregate improvement in accuracy over conventional MR imaging probably did not justify the invasive technique.
In general, CPPD crystals have a predilection for depositing in articular and fibrocartilage, Dr.