Cartilage in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Cartilage

a strong but flexible material found in some parts of the body

Examples of Cartilage in a sentence

After being tackled by the opposing linebacker, the running back suffered from swelling cartilage around his rib.  🔊

Even though the ear piercing did not hurt at first, the cartilage around the hole became tender over time.  🔊

Surrounded by cartilage, the joints were protected by this dense connective tissue.  🔊

During the crash, the doctor explained that the cartilage between the intervertebral disks were responsible for her survival.  🔊

Serving as a precursor to endochondral bone, cartilage is responsible for the formation of the embryonic skeleton.  🔊

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