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cartilage British & World English

Firm, flexible connective tissue found in various forms in the larynx and respiratory tract, in structures such as the external ear, and in the articulating surfaces of joints. It is more widespread in the infant skeleton, being replaced by bone during growth

ensiform cartilage British & World English

another term for xiphoid process.

hyaline cartilage British & World English

A translucent bluish-white type of cartilage present in the joints, the respiratory tract, and the immature skeleton

semilunar cartilage British & World English

A crescent-shaped cartilage in the knee

cricoid British & World English

The ring-shaped cartilage of the larynx

cricoid cartilage in cricoid British & World English

The ring-shaped cartilage of the larynx

thyroid cartilage in thyroid British & World English

A large cartilage of the larynx, a projection of which forms the Adam’s apple in humans

xiphoid process British & World English

The cartilaginous section at the lower end of the sternum, which is not attached to any ribs, and gradually ossifies during adult life

xiphoid cartilage in xiphoid process British & World English

The cartilaginous section at the lower end of the sternum, which is not attached to any ribs, and gradually ossifies during adult life

arytenoid British & World English

Either of a pair of cartilages at the back of the larynx, used in the production of different kinds of voice quality (for example, creaky voice)

arytenoid cartilage in arytenoid British & World English

Either of a pair of cartilages at the back of the larynx, used in the production of different kinds of voice quality (for example, creaky voice)

cartilage English-Spanish

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