Fibrocartilaginous
Fibrocartilage Fi`bro*car"ti*lage, n. [L. fibra a fiber + E. cartilage.] (Anat.) A kind of cartilage with a fibrous matrix and approaching fibrous connective tissue in structure. -- {Fi`bro*car`ti*lag"i*nous}, a. [1913 Webster]

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  • fibrocartilaginous — adjective Of or pertaining to fibrocartilage …   Wiktionary

  • fibrocartilaginous — Relating to or composed of fibrocartilage …   Medical dictionary

  • fibrocartilaginous — adj. of fibrous cartilage …   English contemporary dictionary

  • fibrocartilaginous — fi·bro·cartilaginous …   English syllables

  • fibrocartilaginous — adjective of or relating to fibrocartilage • Pertains to noun: ↑fibrocartilage * * * adjective see fibrocartilage …   Useful english dictionary

  • fibrocartilaginous joint — symphysis …   Medical dictionary

  • fibrocartilaginous lip of acetabulum — labrum acetabulare …   Medical dictionary

  • fibrocartilaginous ring of tympanic membrane — anulus fibrocartilagineus membranae tympani …   Medical dictionary

  • fibrocartilage — fibrocartilaginous /fuy broh kahr tl aj euh neuhs/, adj. /fuy broh kahr tl ij, kahrt lij/, n. Anat., Zool. 1. a type of cartilage having a large number of fibers. 2. a part or structure composed of such cartilage. [1825 35; FIBRO + CARTILAGE] * * …   Universalium

  • FCE — fibrocartilaginous embolism * * * see finished consultant episode …   Medical dictionary

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