Origin of cartilaginous
Related formsin·ter·car·ti·lag·i·nous, adjectivepost·car·ti·lag·i·nous, adjectivepre·car·ti·lag·i·nous, adjectivepseu·do·car·ti·lag·i·nous, adjective
Examples from the Web for cartilaginous
The country abounds in reptiles, and the prevalent fishes are of the early kinds, having a cartilaginous structure.Vestiges of the Natural History of Creation|Robert Chambers
The cartilaginous ends of the bones grow rapidly, but ossification does not keep pace with it.Special Report on Diseases of Cattle|U.S. Department of Agriculture
Of the cartilaginous class, those which are flat have no fins, as the skate.Lives of Eminent Zoologists, from Aristotle to Linnus|William MacGillivray
In the same way the process of ossification supplants the cartilaginous skeleton.Form and Function|E. S. (Edward Stuart) Russell
The reader will bear in mind that they are naturally connected by the cartilaginous substance which forms the symphysis.