Floating cartilage


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(Med.) a cartilage which moves freely in the cavity of a joint, and often interferes with the functions of the latter.

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Cameroon international Mayebi is still recuperating after he snapped an Achilles tendon back in February and Ogleby had a close-season operation to remove floating cartilage in an ankle.
King, who has had a piece of floating cartilage removed from his left knee that was restricting his movement, also said Blues were capable of a strong finish to the campaign.
Arthroscopic procedures can be performed either to evaluate or to treat many orthopaedic conditions including torn floating cartilage, torn surface cartilage and trimming damaged cartilage.
An arthroscopy is a minimally invasive procedure that is performed either to evaluate or to treat many orthopedic conditions including torn floating cartilage, torn surface cartilage and trimming damaged cartilage.
The club suspect floating cartilage may be the reason and are pondering an exploratory operation which will see him ruled out until March.