subcartilaginous


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Related to subcartilaginous: subchondral

sub·car·ti·lag·i·nous

 (sŭb′kär-tl-ăj′ə-nəs)
adj.
1. Located beneath a cartilage.
2. Partly cartilaginous.

subcartilaginous

(sʌbˌkɑːtɪˈlædʒɪnəs)
adj
1. (Zoology) composed partly of cartilage: a subcartilaginous skeleton.
2. (Zoology) situated beneath a cartilage or a cartilaginous structure
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10) Appell and colleagues have noted the interesting phenomenon of "nests" of CD4+/CD8+ lymphocytes, osteoclasts, and increased vascularity in the subendosteal and subcartilaginous areas of bone marrow in the femoral heads of AS patients undergoing hip replacement surgery, distinct from patients with RA or osteoarthritis (OA).