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cartilaginous

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adjective car·ti·lag·i·nous \ˌkär-tə-ˈla-jə-nəs\

Definition of cartilaginous

  1. :  composed of, relating to, or resembling cartilage



14th Century

First Known Use of cartilaginous

14th century

Rhymes with cartilaginous


CARTILAGINOUS Defined for Kids

cartilaginous

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adjective car·ti·lag·i·nous \ˌkär-tə-ˈla-jə-nəs\

Definition of cartilaginous

  1. :  relating to or made of cartilage <Cartilaginous tissue is found in the outer ear and the nose.>




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cartilaginous

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adjective car·ti·lag·i·nous \-nəs\

Medical Definition of cartilaginous

  1. :  composed of, relating to, or resembling cartilage





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