Fibrocartilage



[fahy-broh-kahr-tl-ij, -kahrt-lij] /ˌfaɪ broʊˈkɑr tl ɪdʒ, -ˈkɑrt lɪdʒ/

noun, Anatomy, Zoology.
1.
a type of having a large number of fibers.
2.
a part or structure composed of such .

fibrocartilage fi·bro·car·ti·lage (fī’brō-kär’tl-ĭj)
n.
Cartilage that contains numerous thick bundles of collagen fibers.

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