pseudocartilage


pseudocartilage
SYN: chondroid tissue (1).

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pseu·do·car·ti·lage (soo″do-kahrґtĭ-ləj) chondroid tissue.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • pseudocartilage — tissue found in mental and mandibulary barbels of catfishes and in strips attached to the associated intermandibularis posterior muscles. It is composed of large oval cells lying close together with an homogenous interstitial matrix …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • Tissue — A tissue in medicine is not like a piece of tissue paper. It is a broad term that is applied to any group of cells that perform specific functions. A tissue in medicine need not form a layer. Thus, The bone marrow is a tissue; Connective tissue… …   Medical dictionary

  • chondroid tissue — an embryonic form of cartilage composed of vesicular cells provided with elastic capsules and having collagenous fibers in its interstitial substance. Called also fibrohyaline t. and pseudocartilage …   Medical dictionary


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