cartilaginous structure


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n cartilaginous structure body structure given shape by cartilage
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In literature:

It is a fibro-cartilaginous structure, and is composed of flattened rings, or segments of circles.
"The People's Common Sense Medical Adviser in Plain English" by R. V. Pierce
In structure it is partly fibro-cartilaginous and partly bony.
"A Treatise on Anatomy, Physiology, and Hygiene (Revised Edition)" by Calvin Cutter
The Chordariae are sometimes gelatinous in structure, in other cases cartilaginous.
"Sea-Weeds, Shells and Fossils" by Peter Gray
It is supported in some of these animals by a cartilaginous {62} structure.
"The Cambridge Natural History, Vol X., Mammalia" by Frank Evers Beddard
The osseous and cartilaginous structures investing the notochord may conveniently be dealt with in the same order as before, viz.
"The Works of Francis Maitland Balfour, Volume 1" by Francis Maitland Balfour