Specializing in Canine and Feline Neurology and Neurosurgery for over 30 years

     Specializing in Canine and Feline Neurology and Neurosurgery for over 30 years

herniation

The protrusion of an organ or other structure through the outer covering of a membrane, muscle, or bone; for example, the protrusion of the center (nucleus pulposus) through the outer covering (annulus fibrosus) of an intervertebral disk; see intervertebral disk disease.

Related Words

annulus fibrosus ; intervertebral disk ; intervertebral disk disease ; nucleus pulposus