Meaning of “cartilage” in the English Dictionary

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"cartilage" in British English

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cartilagenoun [ C or U ]

uk /ˈkɑː.təl.ɪdʒ/ us /ˈkɑːr.t̬əl.ɪdʒ/

(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.

(Definition of “cartilage” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"cartilage" in American English

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cartilagenoun [ U ]

us /ˈkɑr·t̬əl·ɪdʒ/

a strong, elastic type of tissue found in humans in the joints and other places such as the nose, throat, and ears

(Definition of “cartilage” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)