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Details for anatomical structure: cartilage

EndoNet ID: ENC00326

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Synonyms

cartilage, , Cartilago

General information

A connective tissue characterized by its nonvascularity and firm consistency; consists of cells (chondrocyts), an interstitial matrix of fibers (collagen) and a ground substance (proteoglycans)

Links to other resources

Cytomer cy0045493

Larger structures

    Substructures

      Secreted hormones

      • Hormone: tenascin-C

      • Hormone: sFRP-3

      • Hormone: sclerostin

      • Hormone: DANTE

      • Hormone: chordin-like protein 2

      Receptors

      • Receptor: PRLR

      Reference