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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fahy-broh-kahr-tl-ij, -kahrt-lij]
    • /ˌfaɪ broʊˈkɑr tl ɪdʒ, -ˈkɑrt lɪdʒ/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fahy-broh-kahr-tl-ij, -kahrt-lij]
    • /ˌfaɪ broʊˈkɑr tl ɪdʒ, -ˈkɑrt lɪdʒ/

Definitions of fibrocartilage word

  • noun fibrocartilage a type of cartilage having a large number of fibers. 1
  • noun fibrocartilage a part or structure composed of such cartilage. 1
  • noun fibrocartilage Cartilage that contains fibrous bundles of collagen, such as that of the intervertebral disks in the spinal cord. 1
  • noun fibrocartilage an elastic material exhibiting characteristics both of fibrous tissue and of cartilage 0
  • noun fibrocartilage A tough form of cartilage that has a matrix of dense bundles of fibres. 0

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Origin of fibrocartilage

First appearance:

before 1825
One of the 37% newest English words
First recorded in 1825-35; fibro- + cartilage

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Parts of speech for Fibrocartilage


fibrocartilage popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 47% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
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