cartilage bone

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Related to endochondral bone: endochondral bone formation, intramembranous bone

cartilage bone

n.
A bone developed from cartilage.

cartilage bone

n
(Anatomy) any bone that develops within cartilage rather than in a fibrous tissue membrane. Compare membrane bone
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Noun1.cartilage bone - any bone that develops within cartilage rather than a fibrous tissue
bone, os - rigid connective tissue that makes up the skeleton of vertebrates
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1) Within the skull, these masses arise where endochondral bone ossifies intramembranously.
The role of bone morphogenetic proteins in endochondral bone formation.