Origin of cartilaginous
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The form of his ears resembles that of man, excepting the cartilaginous part being thin, like the apes.Buffon's Natural History. Volume IX (of 10)|Georges Louis Leclerc de Buffon
The windpipe is composed of a series of cartilaginous or gristly rings connected together by softer tissues.
The windpipe is made up of cartilaginous rings completed by membrane, muscle, etc. (behind).
This cartilaginous tube, the top of which may easily be felt as the Adam's apple of the throat, divides into two bronchi.A Civic Biology|George William Hunter
These gills are covered with a small lid, and with a membrane, supported by cartilaginous threads.The Book of Curiosities|I. Platts