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Search Results for: cartilaginous

Cartilaginous joint

Definition noun, plural: cartilaginous joints A joint covered with cartilage, such as hyaline or fibrocartilage to allow... Read More

Diarthrodial joint

What is a diarthrodial joint? A diarthrosis joint is a freely moving joint characterized by its mobility and joint cavity... Read More

Chondrichthyes

Definition noun A taxonomic class comprised of cartilaginous fish Supplement Chondrichthyes is taxonomic superclass of... Read More

Hyaline cartilage

Hyaline Cartilage Definition Before we define hyaline cartilage, let us understand what cartilage is. What is cartilage? Is... Read More

Kingdom Animalia

Kingdom Animalia Definition Each person can say that they know of or can name at least one animal. However, do people know... Read More

Chondroblast

There are two forms of cells in cartilage: chondroblasts and chondrocytes. The chondroblasts are cells that secrete the... Read More

Quadrangular cartilage

quadrangular cartilage --> nasal septal cartilage A thin cartilaginous plate located between vomer, perpendicular plate... Read More

Cartilage

Definition noun A type of connective tissue that is firm and flexible and having an extracellular matrix comprised mainly of... Read More

Condyloid joint

A joint is a point where two bones are attached and are capable of movement. The joints not only provide the movements of... Read More

Chordata

Chordata Definition What is Chordata? Chordata is the phylum of the animal kingdom that includes a large number of animal... Read More

Physical characteristics of Sharks

Physical Characteristics of Sharks Sharks (superorder Selachimorpha) are a type of fish with a full cartilaginous... Read More

Ichthyology

Definition noun A branch of biology concerned primarily with the study of fish Supplement Ichthyology is the scientific... Read More

Viscerocranium

Definition noun The portion of the vertebrate skull derived from the embryonic pharyngeal arches that give rise to mandible,... Read More

Visceral cranium

Definition noun The portion of the vertebrate skull derived from the embryonic pharyngeal arches that give rise to mandible,... Read More

Synarthrodial joint

Definition noun, plural: synarthrodial joints The joint that connects bones by fibrous tissue and allows only little or... Read More

Osteichthyes

Definition noun A taxonomic superclass of a diverse group of fish that have skeletons composed primarily of bone... Read More

Elastic cartilage

The cartilage is a connective tissue characterized by having an extracellular matrix that is abundant in chondroitin sulfate... Read More

Endoskeleton

The internal skeleton; bony and cartilaginous structure (especially of vertebrates).A skeletal structure internal to an... Read More

Ear

Ear 1. The organ of hearing; the external ear. in man and the higher vertebrates, the organ of hearing is very complicated,... Read More

Synovial joint

Definition noun A movable joint comprised of a layer of fibrocartilage or hyaline cartilage that lines the opposing bony... Read More

Discus intervertebralis

Discus intervertebralis --> intervertebral disc (Science: anatomy) The intervertebral discs or nucleus pulposus are a... Read More

Immovable joint

Definition noun A type of joint between bones in which there is no joint cavity, and with very little or no movement is... Read More

Flap

Flap Anything broad and limber that hangs loose, or that is attached by one side or end and is easily moved; as, the flap of... Read More

Skull

skull A school, company, or shoal. A knavish skull of boys and girls did pelt at him. These fishes enter in great flotes and... Read More

Vertebrata

vertebrata (Science: zoology) One of the grand divisions of the animal kingdom, comprising all animals that have a backbone... Read More

Movable joint

Definition noun The most common and movable type of joint which is characterized by the presence of a layer of... Read More

Fin

Fin 1. (Science: marine biology, zoology) An organ of a fish, consisting of a membrane supported by rays, or little bony or... Read More

Vestibule

Languages are intriguing subjects that you can spend your entire life with but never get enough of… As we begin the... Read More

Agnathan

Definition noun, plural: agnathans Any of the jawless fish species belonging to the taxonomic superclass Agnatha of the... Read More