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Cartilage

"Cartilage" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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A non-vascular form of connective tissue composed of CHONDROCYTES embedded in a matrix that includes CHONDROITIN SULFATE and various types of FIBRILLAR COLLAGEN. There are three major types: HYALINE CARTILAGE; FIBROCARTILAGE; and ELASTIC CARTILAGE.


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This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Cartilage" by people in this website by year, and whether "Cartilage" was a major or minor topic of these publications.
Bar chart showing 105 publications over 38 distinct years, with a maximum of 10 publications in 2003
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