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pulpy nucleus

n.

The soft central fibrocartilaginous portion of the intervertebral disk.

Nearby words

pulpitis, pulpitum, pulpotomy, pulpwood, pulpy, pulpy nucleus, pulque, pulquería, pulsar, pulsate, pulsatile
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