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Synonyms for cartilage
ˈkɑr tl ɪdʒ, ˈkɑrt lɪdʒcar·ti·lage

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  1. cartilagenoun

    Synonyms:
    gristle

  2. cartilagenoun

    A type of dense, non-vascular connective tissue, usually found at the end of joints, the rib cage, the ear, the nose, in the throat and between intervertebral disks.

    Synonyms:
    gristle

Princeton's WordNet

  1. cartilage, gristlenoun

    tough elastic tissue; mostly converted to bone in adults

    Synonyms:
    gristle

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  1. cartilagenoun

    Synonyms:
    gristle

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. cartilagenoun

    Synonyms:
    gristle

    Associated words:
    chondrology, chondrotomy, chondritis, chondroid, chondrification, chondrify, cartilaginous, gristly

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "cartilage":

    cartilaginous

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  1. Jonathan Houghton:

    When the shark opens its mouth, it's kind of like opening your jacket on a windy day. It inflates out and that cartilage gives it some structure so that its skin isn't just flapping around.

  2. Bill Marlette:

    There's no cartilage, i'm bone-on-bone. It is constantly inflamed and very sore.


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