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fibrocartilage

 [fi″bro-kahr´tĭ-lij]
cartilage made up of parallel, thick, compact collagenous bundles, separated by narrow clefts containing the typical cartilage cells (chondrocytes).
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fi·bro·car·ti·lage

(fī'brō-kar'ti-lăj),
A variety of cartilage that contains visible type I collagen fibers; appears as a transition between tendons or ligaments or bones.
Synonym(s): fibrocartilago
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fibrocartilage

(fī′brō-kär′tl-ĭj)
n.
Cartilage that contains numerous thick bundles of collagen fibers.
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fi·bro·car·ti·lage

(fī'brō-kahr'ti-lăj)
A variety of cartilage that contains visible type I collagen fibers; appears as a transition between tendons or ligaments or bones.
Synonym(s): fibrocartilago.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

fibrocartilage

A tough form of CARTILAGE containing many thick bundles of COLLAGEN fibres.
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fibrocartilage

see CARTILAGE.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005

Fibrocartilage

Cartilage that consists of dense fibers.
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