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1

what are the 3 types of cartilages?

1. hyaline cartilage
2. elastic cartilage
3. fibrocartilage

2

which cartilage is the most common?

hyaline cartilage

3

the hyaline cartilage is made up of?

only collagen

4

e.g. of hyaline cartilage is where?

at the epiphyseal plates

5

the elastic cartilage is made up of?

collagen and elastic fibers

6

e.g. of elastic cartilage

ear, eustachian tube, epiglottis and larynx

7

fibrocartilage has characteristics of?

hyaline and elastic

8

fibrocartilage is what in nature

transitional (going from one from another)

9

e.g. of fibrocartilage --transitional

TMJ