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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.
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