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gris·tle

 (grĭs′əl)
n.
Cartilage, especially when present in meat.

[Middle English, from Old English.]
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gristle

(ˈɡrɪsəl)
n
(Cookery) cartilage, esp when in meat
[Old English gristle; related to Old Frisian, Middle Low German gristel]
ˈgristly adj
ˈgristliness n
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gris•tle

(ˈgrɪs əl)

n.
cartilage, esp. in meat.
[before 900; Middle English, Old English; c. Old Frisian, Middle Low German gristal; akin to Old English grost cartilage]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.gristle - tough elastic tissue; mostly converted to bone in adults
animal tissue - the tissue in the bodies of animals
collagen - a fibrous scleroprotein in bone and cartilage and tendon and other connective tissue; yields gelatin on boiling
meniscus, semilunar cartilage - (anatomy) a disk of cartilage that serves as a cushion between the ends of bones that meet at a joint
fibrocartilage - cartilage that is largely composed of fibers like those in ordinary connective tissue
hyaline cartilage - translucent cartilage that is common in joints and the respiratory passages; forms most of the fetal skeleton
arytaenoid, arytenoid, arytenoid cartilage - either of two small cartilages at the back of the larynx to which the vocal folds are attached
thyroid cartilage, Adam's apple - the largest cartilage of the larynx
cartilaginous structure - body structure given shape by cartilage
ground substance, intercellular substance, matrix - the body substance in which tissue cells are embedded
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Translations
غُضْروف
chrupavka
brusk
rusto
porc
brjósk
gyslagyslotaskremzlėtas
skrimslis
chrupka

gristle

[ˈgrɪsl] Ncartílago m, ternilla f
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

gristle

[ˈgrɪsəl] ncartilage m (de poulet etc)
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gristle

nKnorpel m
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

gristle

[ˈgrɪsl] ncartilagine f
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

gristle

(ˈgrisl) noun
a tough, rubbery substance found in meat. There's too much gristle in this steak.
ˈgristly adjective
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gris·tle

n. cartílago.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012
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