cartilaginous

adjective car·ti·lag·i·nous \ ˌkär-tə-ˈla-jə-nəs \
Updated on: 13 Mar 2018

Definition of cartilaginous

: composed of, relating to, or resembling cartilage
  • The external nose has a cartilaginous framework.

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First Known Use of cartilaginous

14th century

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CARTILAGINOUS Defined for Kids

cartilaginous

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

Definition of cartilaginous for Students

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

Medical Dictionary

cartilaginous

adjective car·ti·lag·i·nous \ -nəs \

medical Definition of cartilaginous

: composed of, relating to, or resembling cartilage


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