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cartilaginoid car·ti·lag·i·noid (kär’tl-āj’ə-noid’)


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  • Cartilaginous

    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.

  • Carting

    a heavy two-wheeled vehicle, commonly without springs, drawn by mules, oxen, or the like, used for the conveyance of heavy goods. a light two-wheeled vehicle with springs, drawn by a horse or pony. any small vehicle pushed or pulled by hand. Obsolete. a chariot. to haul or convey in or as if in a cart […]

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