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n. cartilage

Definition of cartilage in English

Resistant and flexible connective tissue whose main function is to coat the articular ends of the bones to allow their movement, and which also forms structures such as the larynx and nose.

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n. costal cartilage

Definition of costal cartilage in English

Structure that articulates the ribs with the sternum, whose main function is to allow the expansion of the rib cage during respiration.