Cartilage tissue intermediate between hyaline cartilage and dense connective tissue; contains of abundant collagen fibers; chondrocytes often arranged in columns. [ http://dx.plos.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0051070 http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/go/references/0000034 PSPUB:0000170 VSAO:0000103 ]
Synonyms: stratified cartilage tissue fibrocartilage tissue
- UMLS:C0684077 (ncithesaurus:Fibrocartilage)
The white fibrocartilages admit of arrangement into four groups-interarticular, connecting, circumferential, and stratiform -- WP. EDITOR NOTE: TODO add mineralized
Cartilage tissue intermediate between hyaline cartilage and dense connective tissue; contains of abundant collagen fibers; chondrocytes often arranged in columns.[VSAO]
Cartilage (tissue) which consists of chondrocytes and collagen, the intercellular matrix of which is an amorphous gel without a well-defined perichondrium[FMA:64784].
A mixture of white fibrous tissue and cartilaginous tissue in various proportions. It owes its flexibility and toughness to the former of these constituents, and its elasticity to the latter. It is the only type of cartilage that contains type I collagen in addition to the normal type I[Wikipedia:Fibrocartilage]I