cartilage capsule

n.

The basophilic matrix in hyaline cartilage surrounding a lacuna and its enclosed chondrocyte.

Nearby words

  1. conical papilla,
  2. conical pendulum,
  3. conicity,
  4. conicoid,
  5. conics,
  6. conidium,
  7. conifer,
  8. coniferin,
  9. coniferous,
  10. coniine


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