permanent cartilage per·ma·nent cartilage (pûr’mə-nənt)
Cartilage that remains as such and does not become converted into bone.
- Permanent dentition
permanent dentition n. See secondary dentition.
noun, Electronics. 1. a radar signal reflected to a radar station on the ground by a building or other fixed object.
- Permanent hardness
noun 1. (chem) hardness of water that cannot be removed by boiling as it results mainly from the presence of calcium and magnesium chlorides and sulphates
- Permanent health insurance
noun 1. a form of insurance that provides up to 75 per cent of a person’s salary, until retirement, in case of prolonged illness or disability