cartilage cartilage  /ˈkɑr tə lədʒ/

Definition(s):

  • (n) tough elastic tissue; mostly converted to bone in adults

Usage(s):

  1. As the cushion of cartilage grows progressively thinner, the bones begin to grind against one another.
  2. Other scientists have found at least a dozen cartilage-disrupting enzymes that appear to be overactive in osteoarthritis.
  3. Doctors used to think that cartilage was the beginning, middle and end of the osteoarthritis story.

News

  1. ISTO Technologies Announces Participation in OneMedForum NY 2013

    ST. LOUIS -- ISTO Technologies, Inc. a state of the art regenerative medicine company developing innovative cartilage and bone products for spinal therapy, sports medicine and other orthopedic indications, ...
    on June 20, 2013     Source: GlobeNewswire via Yahoo! Finance

  2. Ioane declares himself fit for first test against Lions

    (Reuters) - Australia coach Robbie Deans received some welcome news on Tuesday with bustling winger Digby Ioane declaring himself fit for the first test against the British and Irish Lions in Brisbane. The powerfully-built Ioane, who had knee surgery late last month to clean up damaged cartilage, said his rehabilitation had gone well enough for him to feel he was ready to play, if selected, at ...
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

  3. Rugby-Ioane declares himself fit for first test against Lions

    June 18 (Reuters) - Australia coach Robbie Deans received some welcome news on Tuesday with bustling winger Digby Ioane declaring himself fit for the first test against the British and Irish Lions in Brisbane. The powerfully-built Ioane, who had knee surgery late last month to clean up damaged cartilage, said his rehabilitation had gone well enough for him to feel he was ready to play, if ...
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! Sports

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Quotes

  1. "The scan [on Friday] was reassuring," Wenger said. "We will have another scan to see if that is confirmed. We were a little bit worried about cartilage or even the cruciate but there was none of that."
    on Mar 23, 2009 By: Arsene Wenger Source: guardian.co.uk

  2. "There must be something wrong, but nothing comes up on the scans," Flower explained. "So nothing's going to snap, and it's not cartilage that is going to wear away. What we do know is that there is nothing structurally wrong with it. So he's...
    on Dec 9, 2009 By: Andy Flower Source: SkySports

  3. "They found a small piece of cartilage, rejected the whole shipment, notwithstanding the fact that this is not a threat to anyone," Johanns said.
    on Nov 28, 2006 By: Mike Johanns Source: International Herald Tribune

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