Medical Dictionary

elastic cartilage

noun

Medical Definition of elastic cartilage

  1. :  a yellowish flexible cartilage having the matrix infiltrated in all directions by a network of elastic fibers and occurring chiefly in the external ear, eustachian tube, and some cartilages of the larynx and epiglottis


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