cartilaginous

[adj] - difficult to chew
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Cartilaginous

Car`ti·lag'i·nous adjective [ Latin cartilaginosus : confer French cartilagineux .] 1. Of or pertaining to cartilage; gristly; firm and tough like cartilage. 2. (Zoology) Having the skeleton in the state of cartilage, the bones containing little or no calcareous m...
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cartilaginous

<pathology> Composed of cartilage, a connective tissue substance that is present in joints. ... (27 Sep 1997) ...
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cartilaginous

gristly adjective difficult to chew
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cartilaginous

(kahr″tĭ-laj´ĭ-nәs) consisting of or of the nature of cartilage.
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Cartilaginous

• (a.) Of or pertaining to cartilage; gristly; firm and tough like cartilage. • (a.) Having the skeleton in the state of cartilage, the bones containing little or no calcareous matter; said of certain fishes, as the sturgeon and the sharks.
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cartilaginous

firm and tough but readily bent, gristly.
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cartilaginous

Type: Term Pronunciation: kar′ti-laj′i-nŭs Definitions: 1. Relating to or consisting of cartilage. Synonyms: chondral
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cartilaginous

(L: cartilago cartilege) made of cartilage. Cartilaginous fishes are the sharks and rays. Cartilage or gristle is a tough protein material found in higher animals and in which hard material is deposited to form bone. Young fish have cartilaginous bones that later harden.
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cartilaginous

hard and tough; gristly.
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Cartilaginous

Firm but flexible, like cartilage in texture.
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Cartilaginous

Hard and tough, like parchment.
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Cartilaginous

hard and tough in texture yet pliable
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Cartilaginous

hard and tough in texture yet pliable
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