tough elastic tissue; mostly converted to bone in adults
(Biochem.) The organic basis of bone, the part left after the mineral matter is dissolved in dilute acids
The definition of cartilage is tough, whitish tissue that is almost fully replaced by bone as someone grows into an adult.
Find another word for gristle. In this page you can discover 4 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for gristle, like: osseous matter, ossein, cartilage and bone.