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cartilage bone

noun
1.
a bone that develops from cartilage.
Compare membrane bone.
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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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