Fibrocartilage D051445

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Anatomy [A] » Musculoskeletal System [A02] » Cartilage » Fibrocartilage

Description

A type of CARTILAGE whose matrix contains large bundles of COLLAGEN TYPE I. Fibrocartilage is typically found in the INTERVERTEBRAL DISK; PUBIC SYMPHYSIS; TIBIAL MENISCI; and articular disks in synovial JOINTS. (From Ross et. al., Histology, 3rd ed., p132,136)   MeSH

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Subtype Terms (5)

Intervertebral Disc
 

Meniscus
16 drugs (10 approved, 6 experimental)

Palmar Plate
11 drugs (6 approved, 5 experimental)

Plantar Plate
 

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