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gris·tle

 (grĭs′əl)
n.
Cartilage, especially when present in meat.

[Middle English, from Old English.]

gristle

(ˈɡrɪsəl)
n
(Cookery) cartilage, esp when in meat
[Old English gristle; related to Old Frisian, Middle Low German gristel]
ˈgristly adj
ˈgristliness n

gris•tle

(ˈgrɪs əl)

n.
cartilage, esp. in meat.
[before 900; Middle English, Old English; c. Old Frisian, Middle Low German gristal; akin to Old English grost cartilage]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.gristle - tough elastic tissue; mostly converted to bone in adults
animal tissue - the tissue in the bodies of animals
collagen - a fibrous scleroprotein in bone and cartilage and tendon and other connective tissue; yields gelatin on boiling
meniscus, semilunar cartilage - (anatomy) a disk of cartilage that serves as a cushion between the ends of bones that meet at a joint
fibrocartilage - cartilage that is largely composed of fibers like those in ordinary connective tissue
hyaline cartilage - translucent cartilage that is common in joints and the respiratory passages; forms most of the fetal skeleton
arytaenoid, arytenoid, arytenoid cartilage - either of two small cartilages at the back of the larynx to which the vocal folds are attached
thyroid cartilage, Adam's apple - the largest cartilage of the larynx
cartilaginous structure - body structure given shape by cartilage
ground substance, intercellular substance, matrix - the body substance in which tissue cells are embedded
Translations
غُضْروف
chrupavka
brusk
rusto
porc
brjósk
gyslagyslotaskremzlėtas
skrimslis
chrupka

gristle

[ˈgrɪsl] Ncartílago m, ternilla f

gristle

[ˈgrɪsəl] ncartilage m (de poulet etc)

gristle

nKnorpel m

gristle

[ˈgrɪsl] ncartilagine f

gristle

(ˈgrisl) noun
a tough, rubbery substance found in meat. There's too much gristle in this steak.
ˈgristly adjective

gris·tle

n. cartílago.
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