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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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