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Descriptor in English: Fibrocartilage
Descriptor in Spanish: Fibrocartílago
Descriptor in Portuguese: Fibrocartilagem
Descriptor in French: Fibrocartilage
Tree number(s): A02.165.308
A10.165.382.350
Scope note: A type of CARTILAGE whose matrix contains large bundles of COLLAGEN TYPE I. Fibrocartilage is typically found in the INTERVERTEBRAL DISK; PUBIC SYMPHYSIS; TIBIAL MENISCI; and articular disks in synovial JOINTS. (From Ross et. al., Histology, 3rd ed., p132,136)
Allowable Qualifiers: AB abnormalities
AH anatomy & histology
BS blood supply
CH chemistry
CY cytology
DE drug effects
DG diagnostic imaging
EM embryology
EN enzymology
GD growth & development
IM immunology
IN injuries
IR innervation
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
PA pathology
PH physiology
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
RE radiation effects
SU surgery
TR transplantation
UL ultrastructure
VI virology
History Note: 2006; use CARTILAGE 2000-2005
DeCS UI: 50348
Descriptor UI: D051445
Date Established: 2006/01/01
Date of Entry: 2005/06/30
Revision Date: 2006/07/05
Fibrocartilage - Preferred
Concept UI M0336787
Scope note A type of CARTILAGE whose matrix contains large bundles of COLLAGEN TYPE I. Fibrocartilage is typically found in the INTERVERTEBRAL DISK; PUBIC SYMPHYSIS; TIBIAL MENISCI; and articular disks in synovial JOINTS. (From Ross et. al., Histology, 3rd ed., p132,136)
Preferred term Fibrocartilage



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