fibrocartilage love


from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Cartilage that contains numerous thick bundles of collagen fibers.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A tissue resembling cartilage, but differing from it in that the intercellular substance becomes fibrillated.
  • noun A part of fibrocartilaginous tissue; any individual plate, disk, or other piece of fibrocartilage lying in or about a joint.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Anat.) A kind of cartilage with a fibrous matrix and approaching fibrous connective tissue in structure.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A tough form of cartilage that has a matrix of dense bundles of fibres

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun cartilage that is largely composed of fibers like those in ordinary connective tissue


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