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The lumbar disc is located between two vertebral bodies within the lumbar spine. This image highlights the lumbar disc. The outer portion of the disc known as the annulus fibrosis can be recognized by its concentric layers of fibrocartilage. The inner portion of the disc is known as the nucleus fibrosis. To the right of the image the facet joint capsule can be recognized.
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