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1. cartilage

noun. ['ˈkɑːrtələdʒ, ˈkɑːrtəlɪdʒ'] tough elastic tissue; mostly converted to bone in adults.

Synonyms

  • semilunar cartilage
  • fibrocartilage
  • hyaline cartilage
  • cartilaginous structure
  • arytenoid cartilage
  • gristle
  • Adam's apple
  • collagen
  • matrix
  • intercellular substance
  • ground substance
  • arytaenoid
  • animal tissue
  • meniscus
  • arytenoid

Antonyms

  • cortex

Etymology

  • cartilage (French)
  • cartilago (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Costal Cartilage

Example sentences of the word costal-cartilage


1. Noun Phrase
The ribs are connected to the posterior spine by joints and the anterior sternum via costal cartilages.

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