"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.
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.
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more general than "Cartilage".
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more specific than "Cartilage".
This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Cartilage" by people in the URMC Research Network by year, and whether "Cartilage" was a major or minor topic of these publication.