hyaline cartilage

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n hyaline cartilage translucent cartilage that is common in joints and the respiratory passages; forms most of the fetal skeleton
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Usage

In literature:

It is best seen in hyaline cartilage, where it has a glossy appearance.
"A Practical Physiology" by Albert F. Blaisdell
Hyaline cartilage (Section 64).
"Text Book of Biology, Part 1: Vertebrata" by H. G. Wells
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