fibrocartilage etymology

English word fibrocartilage comes from English fibro- (Fibre/fiber; fibrous.), English cartilage

Detailed word origin of fibrocartilage

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
fibro- English (eng) Fibre/fiber; fibrous.
cartilage English (eng) (anatomy) A type of dense, non-vascular connective tissue, usually found at the end of joints, the rib cage, the ear, the nose, in the throat and between intervertebral disks.
fibrocartilage English (eng) A tough form of cartilage that has a matrix of dense bundles of fibres.

Words with the same origin as fibrocartilage

Descendants of fibro-
fibroadenoma fibroatherotic fibroatrophy fibrocalcific fibrocystic fibrodysplasia fibroelastoma fibroepithelial fibroferrite fibrofibrinous fibrogenic fibrohistiocytoma fibroid fibroinflammatory fibrolamellar fibrolite fibroma fibronodular fibropapilloma fibrosclerosis fibrosclerotic fibrosis fibrothorax fibroxanthoma