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Descriptions of Fibrocartilage

Fibrocartilage: cartilage that is largely composed of fibers like those in ordinary connective tissue
Source: WordNet 2.1

Summary Information: Fibrocartilage

Fibrocartilage: Fibrocartilage is a tough and strong type of cartilage, consisting of collagen. It is found in places that must handle a lot of stress, such as the intervertebral discs, symphysis pubis and in some tendons and ligament attachments. Conditions that can afflict the fibrocartilage include spinal disc herniation, arthritis, relapsing polychondritis, inflammation and trauma.

Closely Related Organs: Fibrocartilage

The following organs are closely related to the organ: Fibrocartilage:

Conditions Afflicting Organs: Fibrocartilage

The following conditions are related to the organ: Fibrocartilage:

Sub Parts: Fibrocartilage

The following list contains sub-parts of the organ: Fibrocartilage:

Symptoms Related to Afflictions of: Fibrocartilage

These symptoms are related to afflictions of the organ: Fibrocartilage:

  • Pain
  • Back pain
  • Numbness to lower extremities
  • Restricted movement

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