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cartilage bone

noun
1.
a bone that develops from cartilage.
Compare membrane bone.
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  • This bone appears to represent both the coracoid and the clavicle, being formed partly of cartilage bone, partly of membrane bone.

    The Vertebrate Skeleton Sidney H. Reynolds
  • The lower jaw or mandible remains partly cartilaginous, while its ossifications include two membrane bones and one cartilage bone.

    The Vertebrate Skeleton Sidney H. Reynolds
  • It remains to a considerable extent cartilaginous, but is partly converted into cartilage bone, partly sheathed in membrane bone.

    The Vertebrate Skeleton Sidney H. Reynolds
  • Each ramus of the mandible always consists of a cartilage bone, the articular, and several membrane bones.

    The Vertebrate Skeleton Sidney H. Reynolds
  • The cartilage bone is the mento-meckelian (fig. 26, A, 14), a very small ossification at the extreme anterior end.

    The Vertebrate Skeleton Sidney H. Reynolds
  • Each ramus is composed of five bones fused together, one being a cartilage bone, and the other four membrane bones.

    The Vertebrate Skeleton Sidney H. Reynolds
British Dictionary definitions for cartilage bone

cartilage bone

noun
1.
any bone that develops within cartilage rather than in a fibrous tissue membrane Compare membrane bone
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cartilage bone in Medicine

cartilage bone n.
A bone that develops in the region of a cartilage after the cartilage is partially or completely destroyed. Also called endochondral bone.

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