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Princeton's WordNet

  1. hyaline cartilage(noun)

    translucent cartilage that is common in joints and the respiratory passages; forms most of the fetal skeleton

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  1. Hyaline cartilage

    Hyaline cartilage is a type of cartilage found on many joint surfaces. It is pearly bluish in color with firm consistency and considerable collagen. It contains no nerves or blood vessels, and its structure is relatively simple.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Hyaline Cartilage

    A type of CARTILAGE characterized by a homogenous amorphous matrix containing predominately TYPE II COLLAGEN and ground substance. Hyaline cartilage is found in ARTICULAR CARTILAGE; LARYNGEAL CARTILAGES; and the NASAL SEPTUM.

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