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cartilaginous

 [kahr″tĭ-laj´ĭ-nus]
consisting of or of the nature of cartilage.

car·ti·lag·i·nous

(kar'ti-laj'i-nŭs),
Relating to or consisting of cartilage.
Synonym(s): chondral

cartilaginous

/car·ti·lag·i·nous/ (kahr″tĭ-laj´ĭ-nus) consisting of or of the nature of cartilage.

cartilaginous

(kär′tl-ăj′ə-nəs)
adj.
1. Of, relating to, or consisting of cartilage.
2. Having a skeleton consisting mainly of cartilage.
3. Having the texture of cartilage; firm and tough, yet flexible.

cartilaginous

See cartilage.

cartilaginous

adjective Referring to or composed of cartilage.

car·ti·lag·i·nous

(kahr-ti-laj'i-nŭs)
Relating to or consisting of cartilage.
Synonym(s): chondral.

cartilaginous

Of, pertaining to, or formed in, CARTILAGE.

cartilaginous

consisting of, or of the nature of, cartilage.

cartilaginous joint
the bones of the joint are joined together by fibrocartilage or hyaline cartilage. See synchondrosis, symphysis.
cartilaginous metaplasia
occurs in normal tendons; is classified as abnormal only when the metaplasia is bony.
multiple cartilaginous exostosis
see multiple cartilaginous exostosis.
cartilaginous osteoid
degenerate cartilage which has lost its basophilic quality and stains like osteoid.
cartilaginous tumor
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The second answer is that, by holding the discussion of cartilaginous fish until both the live-bearing animals and the birds are discussed, Aristotle saves himself a good deal of repetition.
Osteochondromas originate from a cartilaginous stage and arise from the metaphyseal surface of a bone.
A nodule unearthed from 300-million-year-old rocks in Kansas holds what scientists believe is the oldest fossilized brain, that of an ancient cartilaginous fish (illustration, top) related to modern-day ratfish.
At lung volumes characterized by predominantly laminar flow patterns, which are generally in the airways having cartilaginous support, the expiratory flow is gas density dependent resulting in higher flows using lower density gas.
Imagine gnawing on the severed ear of an 80-year-old exboxer and you'll begin to get some idea of its cartilaginous texture.
The numbers of cartilaginous filaments or gill rakers inside their throat are exceedingly high, indicating a habit of feeding on microscopic animals.
A sampling of topics: force-mediated dissociation of proteoglycan aggregate in articular cartilage, chondrocyte gene expression under applied surface motion, subchondral bone and ligament changes precede cartilage degradation in guinea pig osteoarthritis, increased apoptosis in rat osteoarthritic cartilage corresponds to degenerative chondral lesions and concomitant expression of caspase-3, mesenchymal progenitor cells in adult human articular cartilage, acoustic properties of articular cartilage under mechanical stress, and bi- zonal cartilaginous tissues engineered in a rotary cell culture system.
One workshop I attended was on symphysiotomy --the surgical division of the fibro cartilaginous symphysis pubis and its reinforcing ligaments by way of a scalpel blade through the mons pubis.
Both the total weight and the NISP indicate that the majority of the fish remains are cartilaginous fish.
They can flatten their cartilaginous bodies and squeeze through tiny spaces.
Lateral ethmoid with cartilaginous condyle for articulation with lacrimal, supported dorsally and ventrally by osseous laminae.
He was diagnosed with damage to his 'pubic synthesis' - a cartilaginous joint where the pubic bones meet each other - which was being prevented from healing as a result of a hernia.