membranocartilaginous

[ mĕm′brə-nō-kär′tl-ăjə-nəs ]

adj.

Of, relating to, or being both membranous and cartilaginous.
Developing from membrane and cartilage, as some bones.

Nearby words

  1. membrane expansion theory,
  2. membrane potential,
  3. membrane transport,
  4. membrane-coating granule,
  5. membraniform,
  6. membranoid,
  7. membranophone,
  8. membranoproliferative glomerulonephritis,
  9. membranous,
  10. membranous ampulla


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