Definition of Cartilage. Meaning of Cartilage. Synonyms of Cartilage
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Definition of Cartilage
CartilageCartilage Car"ti*lage, n. [L. cartilago; cf. F. cartilage.]
A translucent, elastic tissue; gristle.
Note: Cartilage contains no vessels, and consists of a
homogeneous, intercellular matrix, in which there are
numerous minute cavities, or capsules, containing
protoplasmic cells, the cartilage corpuscul. See Illust
Articular cartilage, cartilage that lines the joints.
Cartilage bone (Anat.), any bone formed by the ossification
Costal cartilage, cartilage joining a rib with he sternum.
See Illust. of Thorax.
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