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cartilage bone

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noun
a bone that develops from cartilage.
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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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Medical 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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