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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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A tough, flexible tissue that is connected with the bones and forms parts of the skeleton.

Usage examples (36)
  • Babies have much more cartilage than adults do.
  • Boil with dish soap or borax until all the meat, cartilage is gone.
  • But cartilage is notoriously hard to get healed, Cheng points out.
  • Two of the tentacles are atrophying and inside the other two, a kind of stiff cartilage is growing. for more
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