cartilage-bone

cartilage bone

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

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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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