Examples of cartilage in a Sentence
She fell and damaged some cartilage in her knee.
Recent Examples of cartilage from the Web
Cook reportedly has cartilage and meniscus damage as well.
Fair and his colleagues focused on four types of serious injuries — concussions and damage to the nervous system, bone injuries, torn tissue, and muscle and cartilage injuries.
But sharks, which are made mostly of cartilage, lack this kind of hard, calcified tissue.
In babies, the hip socket is made of soft, pliable cartilage.
There was a little blip on the scans that might show potential cartilage damage.
Even 15 years removed from college football, Weinacht can list the college injuries that still bother him: sore shoulders, a screw in his foot and a knee that never recovered from a torn ACL and cartilage damage.
Derived from the cartilage and bones of animals, gelatin helps create a chewy, soft texture.
Surgeons then moved skin from her scalp and cartilage from her ear to help close the enormous gap.
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Origin and Etymology of cartilage
First Known Use: 15th centurySee Words from the same year
CARTILAGE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of cartilage for English Language Learners
: a strong but flexible material found in some parts of the body (such as the nose, the outer ear, and some joints)
CARTILAGE Defined for Kids
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