Cartilage

Cartilage Main three types Hyaline cartilage Fibrocartilage cartilage Elastic cartilage Most common are combination and known as Physeal cartilage -Growth plate Fibrocartilage- tendon & ligament insertion Elastic cartilage- trachea Fibroelastic cartilage – menisci Hyaline cartilage -Articular cartilage Articular Cartilage Decreases friction Distributes loads Classically described as avascular, aneural, and alymphatic The PH of cartilage is…

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