Definitions for "Fibrocartilage"
A kind of cartilage with a fibrous matrix and approaching fibrous connective tissue in structure.
cartilago = gristle; a type of cartilage with many collagen fibres.
Fibrocartilage is a tough kind of cartilage in which there are dense bundles or fibers in the matrix. It is found in the intervertebral disks and pubic symphysis.