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Term:
cartilage tissue (UBERON:0002418)
Annotations: Rat: (0) Mouse: (0) Human: (0) Chinchilla: (0) Bonobo: (0) Dog: (0) Squirrel: (0) Pig: (0)
Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
skeletal tissue +    
bone tissue +  
cartilage tissue +  
Skeletal tissue that is avascular, rich in glycosaminoglycans (GAGs) and typically includes chondrocytes within isolated lacunae. Cartilage tissue is deposited by chondroblasts.
chondroid tissue 
mineralized skeletal tissue +  
nacre 
non-mineralized chondroid tissue +  
odontoid tissue +  

Synonyms
Exact Synonyms: cartilaginous tissue ;   chondrogenic tissue
Related Synonyms: cartilage ;   cartilages ;   portion of cartilage tissue
Xrefs: AAO:0000060 ;   AEO:0000087 ;   BTO:0000206 ;   EFO:0000949 ;   EHDAA2:0003087 ;   EMAPA:32730 ;   EV:0100141 ;   FMA:37377 ;   GAID:99 ;   MA:0000104 ;   MAT:0000189 ;   MESH:D002356 ;   MIAA:0000189 ;   NCIT:C12373 ;   NCIT:C32268 ;   OpenCyc:Mx4rvVjeOZwpEbGdrcN5Y29ycA ;   SCTID:309312004 ;   TAO:0001501 ;   UMLS:C0007301 ;   VHOG:0001207 ;   VSAO:0000040 ;   Wikipedia:Cartilage ;   XAO:0000170 ;   ZFA:0005622 ;   galen:Cartilage
Definition Sources: GO_REF:0000034, http://dx.plos.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0051070, https://github.com/obophenotype/uberon/issues/37, https://sourceforge.net/p/obo/vertebrate-skeletal-anatomy-vsao-term-requests/5, PSPUB:0000170, VSAO:0000040

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