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Sharks’ bodies are made of mostly cartilage, which doesn’t tend to fossilize.Something mysteriously wiped out about 90 percent of sharks 19 million years ago|Carolyn Gramling|June 3, 2021|Science News
The frayed tendons and thinning cartilage, and the time and energy it takes to rehab them, can limit training, ultimately hurting performance.They didn’t start running competitively until late in life. Why are they winning?|Ian McMahan|May 21, 2021|Washington Post
Immediately before and after the run, they had an MRI to measure the thickness of cartilage in their knees.
That length of run temporarily compresses your cartilage, so greater loads on your knee should lead to greater squeezing of the cartilage.
The main result of the study is that runners with a greater deviation from the habitual motion path measured from their half-squat had significantly greater loss of cartilage volume in three parts of the knee during the run.
Cartilage in his left knee tore, and everything changed for both Webber and the Kings.Did NBA Referees Snatch Destiny From The Sacramento Kings?|Matt Gallagher|June 6, 2012|DAILY BEAST
A hole developed, which had actually been caused by a breaking of a band of cartilage at the front of his hip joint.
If inclined to be vicious, the bulls should have rings thrust through the cartilage of their nose when young.Domestic Animals|Richard L. Allen
Bone would prove too unyielding, but cartilage, or gristle, meets the case exactly.
Shows the thyroid cartilage above and the cricoid below both viewed from the side.
It is situated below the thyroid cartilage, with which it is connected by a membrane, the crico-thyroid.
It was a bone, as large as a finger, passed through the cartilage.Celebrated Travels and Travellers|Jules Verne
British Dictionary definitions for cartilage
Derived forms of cartilagecartilaginous (ˌkɑːtɪˈlædʒɪnəs), adjective
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A kind of tough but elastic connective tissue that can withstand considerable pressure. It makes up portions of the skeletal system, such as the linings of the joints, where it cushions against shock. Cartilage is also found in other body structures, such as the nose and external ear.