Cartilage

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  1. Hyaline Cartilage
    Provides stiff but flexible support, reduces friction between bony surfaces (clean). found in tracial, bronchi, rib
  2. Elastic Cartilage
    Provides support, tolerate distortion without damage (dirty). found in pinna (outer ear), Eustachian tube.
  3. Fibrocartilage
    Resists compression and absorbs shock. found in interbacterial disc, symphysis pubis.
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Cartilage
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2013-09-14 23:36:27
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