Definition of Articular cartilage

1. Noun. (anatomy) A tough, elastic, fibrous connective tissue found in various parts of the body, such as the joints, outer ear, and larynx. A major constituent of the embryonic and young vertebrate skeleton, it is converted largely to bone with maturation. ¹

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Medical Definition of Articular cartilage

1. The cartilage covering the articular surfaces of the bones participating in a synovial joint. Synonym: cartilago articularis, arthrodial cartilage, diarthrodial cartilage, investing cartilage. (05 Mar 2000)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Articular Cartilage

articled clerk
articles of agreement
articles of faith
articles of incorporation
articling clerk
articular branches
articular capsule
articular cartilage (current term)
articular cartilages
articular cavity
articular circumference of radius
articular circumference of ulna
articular corpuscles
articular crescent
articular crests
articular disc
articular disc of acromioclavicular joint
articular disc of distal radioulnar joint
articular disc of sternoclavicular joint
articular disc of temporomandibular joint
articular disk
articular eminence of temporal bone

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