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CROSS-SPECIES ANATOMY - ANNOTATIONS

The Basic subset of the UBERON integrated, cross-species anatomy ontology is downloaded weekly from http://berkeleybop.org/ontologies/uberon/basic.obo. For more information about this ontology see the "About" page on the UBERON website at http://uberon.github.io/about.html.

Term:nucleus pulposus
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Accession:UBERON:0002242 term browser browse the term
Definition:The jelly-like substance in the middle of the spinal disc which is a remnant of the notochord.
Comment:Function noyes: It functions to distribute hydraulic pressure in all directions within each disc under compressive loads.
Synonyms:exact_synonym: nucleus pulposus (diskus intervertebralis);   pulpy nucleus
 related_synonym: nucleus propulsus;   nucleus propulsus of intervertebral disk;   nucleus pulposus of intervertebral disk
 xref: BTO:0003626;   EMAPA:18008;   FMA:13550;   FMA:76703;   MA:0000112;   SCTID:316586000;   Wikipedia:Nucleus_pulposus



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  UBERON ontology 0
    anatomical entity 0
      material anatomical entity 0
        anatomical structure 0
          mesoderm-derived structure 0
            nucleus pulposus 0
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  UBERON ontology 0
    anatomical entity 0
      material anatomical entity 0
        anatomical structure 0
          multicellular anatomical structure 0
            multicellular organism 0
              embryo 0
                cleaving embryo 0
                  blastula 0
                    presumptive paraxial mesoderm 0
                      paraxial mesoderm 0
                        trunk paraxial mesoderm 0
                          presumptive segmental plate 0
                            presomitic mesoderm 0
                              somite 0
                                sclerotome 0
                                  postcranial axial skeletal system 0
                                    vertebral column 0
                                      intervertebral joint 0
                                        intervertebral cartilage 0
                                          intervertebral disk 0
                                            nucleus pulposus 0
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