HyperDic: cartilaginous_structure

English > 1 sense of the expression cartilaginous structure:
NOUNbodycartilaginous structurebody structure given shape by cartilage
English > cartilaginous structure: 1 sense > noun 1, body
Meaningbody structure given shape by cartilage.
Narrowerauricle, pinna, earThe externally visible cartilaginous structure of the external ear
costal cartilageThe cartilages that connect the sternum and the ends of the ribs
epiglottisA flap of cartilage that covers the windpipe while swallowing
larynx, voice boxA cartilaginous structure at the top of the trachea
tragusA small cartilaginous flap in front of the external opening of the ear
Broaderstructure, anatomical structure, complex body part, bodily structure, body structureA particular complex anatomical part of a living thing
Substancescartilage, gristletough / tough elastic tissue
Spanishestructura cartilaginosa
Catalanestructura cartilaginosa

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