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semilunar cartilage

Syllabification: sem·i·lu·nar car·ti·lage

Definition of semilunar cartilage in English:

noun

A crescent-shaped cartilage in the knee.
Example sentences
  • The internal semilunar cartilage was completely separated from its anterior attachment, and was displaced backwards about half an inch.
  • A tear in the meniscus (semilunar cartilage) is often referred to as a ‘torn cartilage’.

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