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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.
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(ˌkɑr tlˈædʒ ə nəs)

pertaining to, composed of, or resembling cartilage.
[1375–1425; < Latin cartilāginōsus]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.cartilaginous - of or relating to cartilage
2.cartilaginous - difficult to chew
tough - resistant to cutting or chewing
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[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.
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Dubai: Surgeons at Zulekha Hospital Dubai have successfully excised a rare nasal chondroma, a benign cartilaginous tumour, in a 43-year-old patient.
(6,8) The pathophysiology of RP, a rare autoimmune condition resulting in recurrent inflammation of the cartilaginous structures, including the ears, nose, articular cartilages and airways, is poorly characterized.