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Cartilage MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Cartilage
Tree Number(s)
A02.165
A10.165.382
Unique ID
D002356
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D002356
Annotation
general: prefer specifics; inflammation (chondritis) is likely to be OSTEOCHONDRITIS
Scope Note
A non-vascular form of connective tissue composed of CHONDROCYTES embedded in a matrix that includes CHONDROITIN SULFATE and various types of FIBRILLAR COLLAGEN. There are three major types: HYALINE CARTILAGE; FIBROCARTILAGE; and ELASTIC CARTILAGE.
See Also
Chondroitin
Consider Also
consider also terms at CHONDRO-
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2016/05/31
Cartilage Preferred
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