Definition of hyaline cartilage in English:

hyaline cartilage

Line breaks: hya|line car¦til|age

noun

[mass noun]
  • A translucent bluish-white type of cartilage present in the joints, the respiratory tract, and the immature skeleton.
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    • Therefore the cartilage tissue resembles fibroelastic cartilage instead of hyaline cartilage which makes up most of the normal laryngeal cartilaginous structures except epiglottis.
    • Fibrocartilage has characteristics similar to both dense connective tissue and hyaline cartilage.
    • Early results seem to indicate that the probe has sufficient sensitivity to detect mechanical differences in hyaline cartilage compared with fibrous cartilage.

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