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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)

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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)
Translations of “cartilage”
in Vietnamese sụn…
in Spanish cartílago…
in Malaysian rawan…
in Thai กระดูกอ่อน…
in French cartilage…
in German der Knorpel…
in Chinese (Traditional) 軟骨(組織)…
in Russian хрящ…
in Turkish kıkırdak, kıkırdaksı doku…
in Chinese (Simplified) 软骨(组织)…
in Indonesian tulang rawan…
in Polish chrząstka…
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