Schmorl's node

noun

: a spinal defect characterized by protrusion of the nucleus pulposus into the spongiosa of a vertebra

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“Schmorl's node.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Schmorl%27s%20node. Accessed 29 Feb. 2024.

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