temporary cartilage

[tĕmpə-rĕr′ē]

n.

Cartilage that normally becomes converted to bone to form a part of the skeleton.precursory cartilage

Nearby words

  1. transliteration,
  2. translocate,
  3. translocation,
  4. translocation down syndrome,
  5. translucence,
  6. translucid,
  7. translucidus,
  8. translumenal ,
  9. transluminal,
  10. translunar


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