subcartilaginous

[ suhb-kahr-tl-aj-uh-nuh s ]
/ ˌsʌb kɑr tlˈædʒ ə nəs /
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adjective Anatomy, Zoology.

partially or incompletely cartilaginous.
situated below or beneath cartilage.

Nearby words

  1. subcalibre,
  2. subcallosal gyrus,
  3. subcapsular cataract,
  4. subcarbide,
  5. subcarrier,
  6. subcasing,
  7. subcategory,
  8. subcelestial,
  9. subcellar,
  10. subcellular

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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