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1. Nucleus pulposus
This is the semifluid mass inside a ring of fibrous tissue (anulus fibrosus) of the intervertebral disc. Nucleus pulposus acts like a shock absorber for axial forces, and also facilitates turning and bending motion of the vertebral column.