fibrocartilage


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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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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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Between the skull and condyle is a fibrocartilage disk.
This zone has four distinct areas; Tendon, uncalcified fibro cartilage, calcified fibrocartilage and the bone3,4.
In the other one patient, osteochondral defect and fibrocartilage filling were observed.
Histological studies affirm that functional restoration of the rotator cuff occurs through this repair process and that the original fibrocartilage enthesis between the tendon and bone does not regenerate.
Current treatments, based on surgical interventions, are still not satisfactory, often followed by the development of fibrocartilage [2].
There are several anatomic blocks that can be encountered when attempting a reduction including impaction of the ulnar head, spasm of the pronator quadratus, and interposition of the torn triangular fibrocartilage complex (TFCC) [3-5].
This correlate well with the study done by Shankman et al, [16] wherein they stated that tear of the anterior horns of lateral meniscus is unusual and false positive findings on MRI are probably due to increased signal in the anterior horn of lateral meniscus, because of the junction in the fibrocartilage and collagen at the central attachment site of the anterior horn of lateral meniscus and anterior cruciate ligament.
Drum concurs with James Cyriax when he states: "The first measure to be considered in all disc lesions is manipulation." (8) The form of manipulation Drum refers to is a "chiropractic adjustment" and because that has many connotations he details the rationale and protocol for handling: Fibrocartilage Hinge; Disc Bulge; Disc Thinning; Hypermobile Subluxations; Root Compression without Herniation and Posterior Facet Abnormalities.
FQ-treated groups showed significantly less fibrocartilage and poorly organized collagen at the healing enthesis compared with control animals.
The triangular fibrocartilage complex (TFCC)[5], composed of cartilage and ligaments situated between the distal radius and ulna, the triquetrum, and lunate, plays an integral part in load transfer between the forearm and hand at the various positions of the hand [3].
The type of cartilage within the TMJ is fibrocartilage, which is also found in the knee meniscus and in the discs between the vertebrae.
Calcium pyrophosphate deposition disease (CPDD) is a crystal arthropathy caused by the deposition of calcium pyrophosphate dehydrate in and around joints, particularly in articular cartilage and fibrocartilage. The 'Pseudogout syndrome' was first described by Kohn et al.