Medical Definition of Nucleus pulposus

1. The soft fibrocartilage central portion of the intervertebral disk; regarded as a derivative of the notochord. Synonym: gelatinous nucleus, nucleus gelatinosus, vertebral pulp. (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Nucleus Pulposus

nucleus of lateral lemniscus
nucleus of lens
nucleus of medial geniculate body
nucleus of oculomotor nerve
nucleus of solitary tract
nucleus of the mamillary body
nucleus of trochlear nerve
nucleus olivaris
nucleus olivaris accessorius dorsalis
nucleus olivaris accessorius medialis
nucleus paracentralis thalami
nucleus paraventricularis
nucleus posterior hypothalami
nucleus preopticus lateralis
nucleus preopticus medialis
nucleus pulposus (current term)
nucleus pyramidalis
nucleus reticularis thalami
nucleus ruber
nucleus salivatorius inferior
nucleus salivatorius superior
nucleus sensorius principalis nervi trigemini
nucleus sensorius superior nervi trigemini
nucleus spinalis nervi accessorii
nucleus subthalamicus
nucleus suprachiasmatica
nucleus supraopticus hypothalami
nucleus tecti
nucleus thoracicus
nucleus tractus mesencephali nervi trigemini

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