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elastic cartilage

elastic cartilage in Medicine

elastic cartilage n.
A yellowish flexible cartilage in which the matrix is infiltrated by a network of elastic fibers; it occurs primarily in the external ear, eustachian tube, and some cartilages of the larynx and epiglottis. Also called yellow cartilage.

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