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car·ti·lag·i·nous

 (kär′tl-ăj′ə-nəs)
adj.
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.

car•ti•lag•i•nous

(ˌkɑr tlˈædʒ ə nəs)

adj.
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
Translations
chrupavčitý
rustoinen

cartilaginous

[ˌkɑːtɪˈlædʒɪnəs] ADJcartilaginoso
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The pubic symphysis is a secondary cartilaginous joint which under mechanical pressure and the influence of hormones progesterone and relaxin, relaxes by about 3-7 mm starting the first trimester of pregnancy.
Arthritis is a degenerative condition of any freely moving cartilaginous joint, including hips, elbows, knees, ankles, shoulders and spine, Dr.
He was diagnosed with damage to his 'pubic synthesis' - a cartilaginous joint where the pubic bones meet each other - which was being prevented from healing as a result of a hernia.