Flashcards in Cartilage Histology Deck (9)
what are the 3 types of cartilages?
1. hyaline cartilage
2. elastic cartilage
which cartilage is the most common?
the hyaline cartilage is made up of?
e.g. of hyaline cartilage is where?
at the epiphyseal plates
the elastic cartilage is made up of?
collagen and elastic fibers
e.g. of elastic cartilage
ear, eustachian tube, epiglottis and larynx
fibrocartilage has characteristics of?
hyaline and elastic
fibrocartilage is what in nature
transitional (going from one from another)