cartilage matrix n.
The intercellular substance of cartilage consisting of fibers and ground substance.
- Cartilage of nasal septum
cartilage of nasal septum cartilage of nasal septum n. A thin cartilaginous plate located between the vomer, the perpendicular plate of the ethmoid, and the nasal bones.
- Cartilage space
cartilage space cartilage space n. See cartilage lacuna.
cartilaginoid cartilaginoid car·ti·lag·i·noid (kär’tl-āj’ə-noid’) adj. Chondroid.
of or resembling cartilage. having a skeleton composed either entirely or mainly of cartilage, as vertebrates of the class Chondrichthyes, which includes the sharks, rays, and skates. Historical Examples The existence of cartilaginous sternal ribs in Inia and Platanista shows affinity between these two genera and the Physeteridae. The Cambridge Natural History, Vol X., Mammalia […]