hyaline-cartilage

hyaline cartilage

noun Anatomy.
the typical, translucent form of cartilage, containing little fibrous tissue.

Origin:
1850–55

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hyaline cartilage
 
n
a common type of cartilage with a translucent matrix containing little fibrous tissue

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hyaline cartilage n.
Semitransparent opalescent cartilage that forms most of the fetal skeleton and that consists of cells that synthesize a surrounding matrix of hyaluronic acid, collagen, and protein; in the adult, it is found in the trachea, larynx, and joint surfaces.

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