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Details for anatomical structure: cartilage

EndoNet ID: ENC00326

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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


    • fat_cell
    • epithelial_cell_with_microvilli
    • cell:plasma_cell
    • chondroblast
    • mast_cell
    • chondroclast
    • macrophage
    • fat_cell_of_brown_fat
    • fibroblast

    Secreted hormones

    • Hormone: tenascin-C

    • Hormone: sFRP-3

    • Hormone: sclerostin

    • Hormone: DANTE

    • Hormone: chordin-like protein 2


    • Receptor: PRLR