cartilage bone


noun

a bone that develops from cartilage.

Nearby words

  1. cartier,
  2. cartier, jacques,
  3. cartier-bresson,
  4. cartier-bresson, henri,
  5. cartilage,
  6. cartilage capsule,
  7. cartilage cell,
  8. cartilage lacuna,
  9. cartilage matrix,
  10. cartilage of nasal septum

Compare membrane bone.

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British Dictionary definitions for cartilage bone

cartilage bone

noun

any bone that develops within cartilage rather than in a fibrous tissue membraneCompare membrane bone
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Medicine definitions for cartilage bone

cartilage bone

n.

A bone that develops in the region of a cartilage after the cartilage is partially or completely destroyed.endochondral bone

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