hyaline cartilage
noun Date: 1855 translucent bluish-white cartilage with the cells embedded in an apparently homogeneous matrix present in joints and respiratory passages and forming most of the fetal skeleton

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  • Hyaline cartilage — Infobox Anatomy Name = Hyaline cartilage Latin = GraySubject = 68 GrayPage = 279 Caption = Human cartilage cells from the cricoid cartilage. Caption2 = Transverse section of trachea. (Hyaline cartilage labeled at bottom right.) System = MeshName …   Wikipedia

  • hyaline cartilage — cartilage with a clear, translucent matrix …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • hyaline cartilage — noun translucent cartilage that is common in joints and the respiratory passages; forms most of the fetal skeleton • Hypernyms: ↑cartilage, ↑gristle …   Useful english dictionary

  • hyaline cartilage — Anat. the typical, translucent form of cartilage, containing little fibrous tissue. [1850 55] * * * …   Universalium

  • hyaline cartilage — the most common type of cartilage: a bluish white elastic material with a matrix of chondroitin sulphate in which fine collagen fibrils are embedded …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • hyaline cartilage — /haɪəlin ˈkatəlɪdʒ/ (say huyuhleen kahtuhlij) noun the typical translucent form of cartilage, containing little fibrous tissue …   Australian English dictionary

  • Хрящ Гиалиновый (Hyaline Cartilage) — наиболее распространенный тип хряща: голубовато белое эластичное вещество, основу которого составляет сульфат хондротина, в котором проходят тонкие коллагеновые фибриллы. Источник: Медицинский словарь …   Медицинские термины

  • Cartilage — Hyaline cartilage showing chondrocytes and organelles, lacunae and matrix Cartilage …   Wikipedia

  • Cartilage — Firm, rubbery tissue that cushions bones at joints. A more flexible kind of cartilage connects muscles with bones and makes up other parts of the body, such as the larynx and the outside parts of the ears. * * * A connective tissue characterized… …   Medical dictionary

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