yellow elastic cartilage

yellow elastic cartilage

any CARTILAGE containing a network of yellow fibres composed of elastin.
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There are three types of cartilage: hyaline, which covers and protects the articulating surfaces of bones where they enter into the formation of joints; white fibrous cartilage, which serves as a shock absorber; and yellow elastic cartilage, which gives shape to areas, such as the external ear.