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 […]
- Cartilaginous fish
noun any fish of the class Chondrichthyes, including the sharks, skates, and rays, having a skeleton composed entirely of cartilage Historical Examples The brachial ossicles represent the reduced and modified radiale and basalia of cartilaginous fish such as the dogfish. The Vertebrate Skeleton Sidney H. Reynolds A cartilaginous fish allied to the rays, furnished with […]
- Cartilaginous joint
cartilaginous joint cartilaginous joint n. See movable joint.