Definitions for "Cartilaginous"
Of or pertaining to cartilage; gristly; firm and tough like cartilage.
sinewy, tough (in respect of leaf margins).
Firm and tough, but flexible; like cartilage.
Having the skeleton in the state of cartilage, the bones containing little or no calcareous matter; said of certain fishes, as the sturgeon and the sharks.
for fungi, tissue, often in a stem, having the consistency of cartilage
relating to strong, flexible connective tissue
composed of or relating to cartilage. Cartilage is a somewhat elastic tissue that is present in embryos but is then slowly replaced by bone as the infant grows; however, some cartilage remains, such as in your nose, respiratory passage, joints, and external ear.
Keywords:  chew, difficult
difficult to chew
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Consisting of cartilage.