articular cartilage

n.

The cartilage covering the articular surfaces of the bones forming a synovial joint.arthrodial cartilage diarthrodial cartilage investing cartilage

Nearby words

  1. articles of association,
  2. articles of confederation,
  3. articles of war,
  4. articular,
  5. articular capsule,
  6. articular chondrocalcinosis,
  7. articular corpuscle,
  8. articular disk,
  9. articular lamella,
  10. articular muscle


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