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1

What part of the vertebral body will the cartilage end plate cover?

the cancellous bone at the top or bottom of the vertebral body

2

What is the principal type of collagen fiber within the cartilage end plate?

the type II collagen fiber

3

What is the direction of collagen fibers within the cartilage end plate?

collagen fibers are aligned anterior to posterior

4

What is the earliest indicator of intervertebral disc pathology or degeneration?

changes in the histology of the cartilage end plate

5

What is the area of maximum metabolic activity in the intervertebral disc?

the transition zone

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