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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 cartilage bone 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Car·ti·lage n.  Anat. A translucent, elastic tissue; gristle.
 Note:Cartilage contains no vessels, and consists of a homogeneous, intercellular matrix, in which there are numerous minute cavities, or capsules, containing protoplasmic cells, the cartilage corpuscul. See Illust under Duplication.
 Articular cartilage, cartilage that lines the joints.
 Cartilage bone Anat., any bone formed by the ossification of cartilage.
 Costal cartilage, cartilage joining a rib with he sternum. See Illust. of Thorax.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 cartilage bone
      n : any bone that develops within cartilage rather than a
          fibrous tissue