Definitions for "Hyaline cartilage"
A type of connective tissue. Hyaline cartilage (synchondroses or primary cartilaginous joints) joins the first rib with the sternum, being the unique synchondrosis in the human adult.
A type of connective tissue that contains chondrocytes embedded within lacunae, both of which are surrounded by a dense, semitranslucent matrix of collagen fibers and glycosaminoglycans. Hyaline cartilage is found in tracheal and bronchial walls, the costal cartilages, the nose, and the larynx. Hyperplasia (hi'-pehr-PLA-zee-aw) An increased production and growth of cells beyond normal limits.
translucent cartilage that is common in joints and the respiratory passages; forms most of the fetal skeleton