the typical, translucent form of cartilage, containing little fibrous tissue.
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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 commonest kind of cartilage, and that which preforms so many of the bones of the embryo, is hyaline cartilage.
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.
British Dictionary definitions for hyaline cartilage
a common type of cartilage with a translucent matrix containing little fibrous tissue
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