hyaline cartilage

  1. the typical, translucent form of cartilage, containing little fibrous tissue.

Origin of hyaline cartilage

First recorded in 1850–55

Words Nearby hyaline cartilage

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How to use hyaline cartilage in a sentence

  • In the earliest stage the future bone consists of hyaline cartilage surrounded by a vascular sheath, the perichondrium.

    The Vertebrate Skeleton | Sidney H. Reynolds
  • The commonest kind of cartilage, and that which preforms so many of the bones of the embryo, is hyaline cartilage.

    The Vertebrate Skeleton | Sidney H. Reynolds
  • The cartilage so formed was not like hyaline cartilage, but resembled in a striking manner parenchymatous cartilage.

    The Origin of Vertebrates | Walter Holbrook Gaskell
  • When derived from hyaline cartilage—for example, at the ends of the long bones—it is known as a cartilaginous exostosis.

    Manual of Surgery | Alexis Thomson and Alexander Miles
  • Their articulating surfaces are covered by hyaline cartilage.

    The Vertebrate Skeleton | Sidney H. Reynolds

British Dictionary definitions for hyaline cartilage

hyaline cartilage

  1. a common type of cartilage with a translucent matrix containing little fibrous tissue

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