Examples of cartilage in a Sentence
She fell and damaged some cartilage in her knee.
Recent Examples of cartilage from the Web
The procedure her surgeon proposed involves replacing the deteriorated cartilage in the thumb joint with a graft from a piece of tendon harvested from the patient’s arm.
In layman's terms, i-cell causes the enzymes that break down the body's fatty substances and complex carbohydrates to fail, which leads to build up in the joints, soft tissue, cartilage and bone.
Behind him, a nightmarish cartilage slit of mouth gasped above the waterline, then lowered back into the spray.
David Price didn't debut until May 29 due to elbow inflammation, and is at odds with the media and fan base, reigning Cy Young winner Rick Porcello has been a dud and Steven Wright is done for the year due to torn cartilage in his left knee.
Kimbrel had to miss last year's All-Star Game after having surgery to repair torn cartilage in his left knee.
The ball and socket are both lined with cartilage, allowing the two parts to glide smoothly against each other for painless motion.
Stulberg made an incision into the hip and removed damaged portions of bone and cartilage from the femur.
Prior to that, the surgeon already had built Charlotte a new nose using skin from elsewhere on her body and rib cartilage.
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Origin and Etymology of cartilage
First Known Use: 15th centurySee Words from the same year
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