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XB-ANAT-168

Anatomy Term: cartilage tissue
XAO ID: 0000170
Synonyms: cartilage
Definition: "A type of dense connective tissue that is composed of specialized cells, chondrocytes, that produce a large amount of extracellular matrix."
Stage Range: NF stage 33 and 34 to death
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Parent(s): skeletal tissue (is_a) endoskeleton (part_of)

 


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