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cartilaginous

 [kahr″tĭ-laj´ĭ-nus]
consisting of or of the nature of cartilage.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

car·ti·lag·i·nous

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

adjective Referring to or composed of cartilage.
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car·ti·lag·i·nous

(kahr-ti-laj'i-nŭs)
Relating to or consisting of cartilage.
Synonym(s): chondral.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

cartilaginous

Of, pertaining to, or formed in, CARTILAGE.
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The cartilaginous foci are usually well circumscribed with a well-defined interface with undifferentiated cells, or can rarely have poorly defined borders that gradually merge with the undifferentiated tumor cells.
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Skeletal chondroma occurs in deep submucosal areas and is characterized by a higher rate of cartilaginous tissue arranged in distinct lobular pattern (2).
Relapsing polychondritis is a systemic inflammatory disease affecting the cartilaginous structures and is characterized by relapsing inflammation that can progress to deformity and tissue destruction.
The measurements were performed at the University Clinic for Orthopedic Surgery in Skopje, with knee flexion at 30 and 60 degrees, in order to measure the bony and cartilaginous SA on the patellar surface of the femur (Figure 1).
Biopsy frequently reveals a benign lobulated cartilaginous tumor composed of mature hyaline cartilage, with remarkable cellularity and prominent calcification [13].
The majority of scapular tumors are of cartilaginous origin; this may be because the scapula develops by endochondral ossification from seven ossification centers and has a total length of physes exceeding any tubular bone [6].
Palpation using a Rosen needle revealed that these lesions were firm and nontender, suggesting that they were osseous or cartilaginous masses instead of soft tumors (i.e., cholesteatoma, keratoma, etc.).
Ray, falling under this category, a cartilaginous fish, is said to be consumed owing to its high protein and vitamin content, according to (http://www.encyclopedia.com/plants-and-animals/animals/vertebrate-zoology/cartilaginous-fishes) Encyclopedia.com.
Os trigonum which persists separately in 7-14% of the population, has cartilaginous synchondrosis between the ossicle.
Extraskeletal cartilaginous tumors are divided into two groups: those associated with the central nervous system and those associated with soft tissue or muscle.
This tumor can be formed by one or more masses; in the latter case, it is referred to an osteochondromatosis or multiple cartilaginous exostoses (ROSA & KIRBERGER, 2012).