subcartilaginous

[ suhb-kahr-tl-aj-uh-nuh s ]
/ ˌsʌb kɑr tlˈædʒ ə nəs /

adjective Anatomy, Zoology.

partially or incompletely cartilaginous.
situated below or beneath cartilage.

Origin of subcartilaginous

First recorded in 1535–45; sub- + cartilaginous
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British Dictionary definitions for subcartilaginous

subcartilaginous

/ (sʌbˌkɑːtɪˈlædʒɪnəs) /

adjective

composed partly of cartilagea subcartilaginous skeleton
situated beneath a cartilage or a cartilaginous structure
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Medicine definitions for subcartilaginous

subcartilaginous

[ sŭb′kär-tl-ăjə-nəs ]

adj.

Partly cartilaginous.
Located beneath a cartilage.
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