articular cartilage

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articular cartilage (plural articular cartilages)

  1. (anatomy) A tough, elastic, fibrous connective tissue found in various parts of the body, such as the joints, outer ear, and larynx. A major constituent of the embryonic and young vertebrate skeleton, it is converted largely to bone with maturation.

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