cartilage

[ kahr-tl-ij, kahrt-lij ]SEE DEFINITION OF cartilage

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The supraoccipital is formed in cartilage above the exoccipitals.

The nostrils open at the sides, and are separated by a wide piece of cartilage.

Gelatine is obtained from the bones, cartilage, and skin of animals.

It was a bone, as large as a finger, passed through the cartilage.

Their teeth appeared to have been filed, and the cartilage of the nose pierced.

It has gill-openings for breathing, and a cord of cartilage down its back.

In the Monkeys and anthropoid Apes this cartilage is circular.

"Let us see if he has as much courage as he has cartilage," said Mustapha.

In some instances the cartilage is “telescoped” into the crushed end of the bone.

(c) Shortening of the length of the rows of cartilage cells.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR CARTILAGE

bone

nounpiece of animate skeleton
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