Definition of Hyaline cartilage

1. Noun. Translucent cartilage that is common in joints and the respiratory passages; forms most of the fetal skeleton.

Generic synonyms: Cartilage, Gristle

Medical Definition of Hyaline cartilage

1. Cartilage having a frosted glass appearance, with interstitial substance containing fine type II collagen fibres obscured by the ground substance; in adult cartilage, the cells are present in isogenous groups. (05 Mar 2000)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Hyaline Cartilage

hyalinasis cutis et mucosae
hyaline bodies
hyaline bodies of pituitary
hyaline cartilage (current term)
hyaline cast
hyaline degeneration
hyaline degeneration of the elastic tissue of the arterial wall
hyaline leukocyte
hyaline membrane disease
hyaline membrane disease of the newborn
hyaline membrane syndrome
hyaline thrombus
hyaline tubercle

Literary usage of Hyaline cartilage

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

1. Microscopical Morphology of the Animal Body in Health and Disease by Carl Heitzmann (1882)
"The older a person grows, the less hyaline cartilage is found in his body. Kolliker made the curious discovery of a " parenchymatous ..."

2. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London by Royal Society (Great Britain) (1879)
"On hyaline cartilage and deceptive appearances produced by Reagents, as observed in the examination of a Cartilaginous Tumour of the Lower Jaw. ..."

3. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"The matrix of hyaline cartilage is usually homogeneous. In some animals the matrix appears to have a concentric arrangement around the cells; ..."

4. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences and General (1890)
"The hyaline cartilage consists of cells imbedded in a pellucid or hyaline ... The matrix of hyaline cartilage is usually homogen In some animals the ..."

5. Anatomy, Descriptive and Applied by Henry Gray (1910)
"In hyaline cartilage it is bluish or pearly in appearance, and under low magnification is ... Л. hyaline cartilage is surrounded by its perichondrium, ..."

6. A Manual of Histology by Thomas Edward Satterthwaite (1881)
"Calcification of hyaline cartilage.—hyaline cartilage in old aga is infiltrated ... Nerves and blood-vessels are not supplied to hyaline cartilage proper, ..."

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