Y cartilage


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Y car·ti·lage

, Y-shaped cartilage
the connecting cartilage for the ilium, ischium, and pubis; it extends through the acetabulum.
Synonym(s): hypsiloid cartilage
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Y car·ti·lage

, Y-shaped cartilage (kahr'ti-lăj, shāpt)
The connecting cartilage for the ilium, ischium, and pubis; it extends through the acetabulum.
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Y cartilage

The cartilage that connects the pubis, ilium, and ischium and extends into the acetabulum.
See also: cartilage
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