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English → English (WordNet) Definition: costal cartilage costal cartilage n : the cartilages that connect the sternum and the ends of the ribs; its elasticity allows the chest to move in respiration
English → English (gcide) Definition: Costal cartilage Costal \Cos"tal\ (k?s"tal), a. [Cf. F. costal. See Costa.] 1. (Anat.) Pertaining to the ribs or the sides of the body; as, costal nerves. [1913 Webster] 2. (Bot. & Zo["o]l.) Relating to a costa, or rib. [1913 Webster] Costal cartilage. See Cartilage, and Illust. of Thorax. [1913 Webster] Cartilage \Car"ti*lage\, n. [L. cartilago; cf. F. cartilage.] (Anat.) A translucent, elastic tissue; gristle. [1913 Webster] Note: Cartilage contains no vessels, and consists of a homogeneous, intercellular matrix, in which there are numerous minute cavities, or capsules, containing protoplasmic cells, the cartilage corpuscul. See Illust under Duplication. [1913 Webster] Articular cartilage, cartilage that lines the joints. Cartilage bone (Anat.), any bone formed by the ossification of cartilage. Costal cartilage, cartilage joining a rib with he sternum. See Illust. of Thorax. [1913 Webster]

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