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fibrocartilage

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noun fi·bro·car·ti·lage \ˌfī-(ˌ)brō-ˈkärt-əl-ij, -ˈkärt-lij\

Medical Definition of fibrocartilage

  1. :  cartilage in which the matrix except immediately about the cells is largely composed of fibers like those of ordinary connective tissue; also :  a structure or part composed of such cartilage

fibrocartilaginous

\-ˌkärt-əl-ˈaj-ə-nəs\play adjective

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