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nucleus pulposus

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noun nucleus pul·po·sus \-ˌpəl-ˈpō-səs\

Medical Definition of nucleus pulposus

plural

nuclei pulposi

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  1. :  an elastic pulpy mass lying in the center of each intervertebral fibrocartilage and regarded as a remnant of the notochord


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