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fibrocartilage


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Fibrocartilage  \Fi`bro*car"ti*lage\,  n.  [L.  fibra  a  fiber  +  E. 
  cartilage.]  (Anat.) 
  A  kind  of  cartilage  with  a  fibrous  matrix  and  approaching 
  fibrous  connective  tissue  in  structure.  -- 
  {Fi`bro*car`ti*lag"i*nous},  a. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  fibrocartilage 
  n  :  cartilage  that  is  largely  composed  of  fibers  like  those  in 
  ordinary  connective  tissue 




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