Cartilage D002356

Anatomy [A] » Musculoskeletal System [A02] » Cartilage

Anatomy [A] » Tissues [A10] » Connective Tissue » Cartilage

Description

A non-vascular form of connective tissue composed of CHONDROCYTES embedded in a matrix that includes CHONDROITIN SULFATE and various types of FIBRILLAR COLLAGEN. There are three major types: HYALINE CARTILAGE; FIBROCARTILAGE; and ELASTIC CARTILAGE.   MeSH

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