Definition of Cartilaginous tube

1. Noun. A duct with cartilaginous walls.

Generic synonyms: Canal, Channel, Duct, Epithelial Duct
Specialized synonyms: Bronchial Tube, Bronchus, Trachea, Windpipe

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cartilaginous Tube

cartilagines tracheales
cartilaginous fish
cartilaginous neurocranium
cartilaginous part of auditory tube
cartilaginous part of external acoustic meatus
cartilaginous part of skeletal system
cartilaginous septum
cartilaginous structure
cartilaginous tissue
cartilaginous tube (current term)
cartilago alaris major
cartilago articularis
cartilago arytenoidea
cartilago auriculae
cartilago corniculata
cartilago costalis
cartilago cricoidea
cartilago cuneiformis
cartilago epiglottica
cartilago epiphysialis
cartilago meatus acustici
cartilago nasi lateralis

Literary usage of Cartilaginous tube

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Treatise on Comparative Embryology by Francis Maitland Balfour (1885)
"This tube is the cartilaginous tube spoken of above and is known as the ... The exact origin of the cartilaginous tube just described is a question of ..."

2. Diseases of the Ear by Philip D. Kerrison (1921)
"In all parts of the membrano-cartilaginous tube its vertical diameter far ... It is this upper portion of the lumen of the membrano-cartilaginous tube which ..."

3. A Manual of Histology by Salomon Stricker (1872)
"The osseous and cartilaginous tube. The osseous Eustachian tube in Man forms a long triangular fissure, the greater diameter of which lies almost ..."

4. Diseases of the ear in childhood: By Dr. Gustav Alexander, Tr. by Arthur J by Gustav Alexander, Arthur Joseph Bedell (1914)
"The anterior wall of the cartilaginous tube is fibrous; the posterior cartilaginous wall is ... As the cartilaginous tube approaches the osseous one, ..."

5. The Elements of Embryology by Michael Foster, Francis Maitland Balfour (1883)
"We further find that the portions of the cartilaginous tube from which the arches spring come to differ histo- logically from the portions between them not ..."

6. Elements of the Comparative Anatomy of the Vertebrate Animals,: Designed by Rudolph Wagner, Alfred Tulk (1845)
"Upon the inferior surface of this fibro-cartilaginous tube are situated the ... The fibro-cartilaginous tube of the Chimaera, very beautifully annulated by ..."

7. The Germ-plasm: A Theory of Heredity by August Weismann (1893)
"The cells in the tail of a lizard which give rise to the secondary cartilaginous tube must contain determinants which differ from those of the embryonic ..."

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