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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.
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car•ti•lag•i•nous

(ˌkɑr tlˈædʒ ə nəs)

adj.
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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Translations
chrupavčitý
rustoinen

cartilaginous

[ˌkɑːtɪˈlædʒɪnəs] ADJcartilaginoso
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