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Related to cartilaginous: synovial, Cartilaginous joints


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.


(ˌkɑr tlˈædʒ ə nəs)

pertaining to, composed of, or resembling cartilage.
[1375–1425; < Latin cartilāginōsus]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.cartilaginous - of or relating to cartilage
2.cartilaginous - difficult to chew
tough - resistant to cutting or chewing


[ˌkɑːtɪˈlædʒɪnəs] ADJcartilaginoso
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De-vyled" ham was made out of the waste ends of smoked beef that were too small to be sliced by the machines; and also tripe, dyed with chemicals so that it would not show white; and trimmings of hams and corned beef; and potatoes, skins and all; and finally the hard cartilaginous gullets of beef, after the tongues had been cut out.
This work clearly shows tissue engineering approaches for reconstruction of the ear and other cartilaginous tissues will become a clinical reality very soon,' said Lawrence Bonassar, a professor of biomedical engineering and mechanical and aerospace engineering at Cornell University in Ithaca, New York, who has studied 3-D-printed ears in microtia patients.
adentatus represented a transition in evolution from the extinct bony fish group called the acanthodians to the cartilaginous ones called the chondrichthyes that are still around today; it is one of the links that connects the two.
Os trigonum which persists separately in 7-14% of the population, has cartilaginous synchondrosis between the ossicle.
In most lesions, islands of mature cartilaginous differentiation can be found, containing foci of eosinophilic chondroid matrix (Figure 3, A).
Among them, 3(6%) cases were evaluated as complex because of the presence of another rib abnormality, 2(4%) cases showed interruption in the cartilaginous structure, and 1(2%) case showed hypoplasia (Table-2).
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).
Which part of the body are babies born without but develop from cartilaginous material that builds into bone in later life?
The review discusses soft-tissue, cartilaginous and bony regeneration in facial plastic surgery using stem cells, growth factors, PRP (platelet-rich plasma), and synthetic scaffolds.
Relapsing polychondritis (RP) is a rare episodic and progressive inflammatory disease of cartilaginous and proteoglycan rich structures.