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cartilage

noun [C or U] uk   /ˈkɑː.təl.ɪdʒ/  us   /ˈkɑr.t̬əl/
(a piece of) a type of strong tissue found in humans in the joints (= places where two bones are connected) and other places such as the nose, throat, and ears: He has a torn cartilage in his knee.
Translations of “cartilage”
in Vietnamese sụn…
in Spanish cartílago…
in Thai กระดูกอ่อน…
in Malaysian rawan…
in French cartilage…
in German der Knorpel…
in Chinese (Traditional) 軟骨(組織)…
in Indonesian tulang rawan…
in Russian хрящ…
in Turkish kıkırdak, kıkırdaksı doku…
in Chinese (Simplified) 软骨(组织)…
in Polish chrząstka…
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