Vertebral pulp

vertebral pulp --> nucleus pulposus

The soft fibrocartilage central portion of the intervertebral disk; regarded as a derivative of the notochord.

Synonym: gelatinous nucleus, nucleus gelatinosus, vertebral pulp.

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