A type of connective tissue. Hyaline cartilage (synchondroses or primary cartilaginous joints) joins the first rib with the sternum, being the unique synchondrosis in the human adult.
A type of connective tissue that contains chondrocytes embedded within lacunae, both of which are surrounded by a dense, semitranslucent matrix of collagen fibers and glycosaminoglycans. Hyaline cartilage is found in tracheal and bronchial walls, the costal cartilages, the nose, and the larynx. Hyperplasia (hi'-pehr-PLA-zee-aw) An increased production and growth of cells beyond normal limits.
translucent cartilage that is common in joints and the respiratory passages; forms most of the fetal skeleton
newly produced tissue largely corresponding to the original joint tissue[ back
The articular cartilage that covers the end of bones at the joints. It has a glassy, shiny appearance and is designed to allow friction free movement.
Cartilage which covers surface of bones forming synovial joint; also called articular cartilage.
Most common type of cartilage.
A type of cartilage with a glassy appearance
Hyaline cartilage consists of a gristly mass of a firm consistence, but of considerable elasticity and pearly bluish color.