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cartilaginous

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