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EtymologyEdit

From French cartilage, from Latin cartilāgō.

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  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈkɑːtɪlɪd͡ʒ/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈkɑɹtəlɪd͡ʒ/
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NounEdit

cartilage (countable and uncountable, plural cartilages)

  1. (anatomy) A type of dense, non-vascular connective tissue, usually found at the end of joints, the rib cage, the ear, the nose, in the throat and between intervertebral disks.

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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin cartilāgō.

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NounEdit

cartilage m (uncountable)

  1. (anatomy) cartilage

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EtymologyEdit

First known attestation 1377-1377, borrowed from Latin cartilāgō.

NounEdit

cartilage m (oblique plural cartilages, nominative singular cartilages, nominative plural cartilage)

  1. (anatomy) cartilage
    • 1377, Bernard de Gordon, Fleur de lis de medecine (a.k.a. lilium medicine):
      corrosion qui est du cartilage qui est entre les trous des nazilles
      corrosion which is of the cartilage between the wholes in the nostrils