Definition of subcartilaginous in English:

subcartilaginous

adjective

  • 1Chiefly Botany and Mycology. Of plant (or animal) tissue: somewhat, partly, or incompletely cartilaginous.

  • 2Medicine. Situated or occurring beneath cartilage; specifically = subchondral.

Origin

Early 18th century. From sub- + cartilaginous, after post-classical Latin subcartilaginosus.

Pronunciation

subcartilaginous

/ˌsʌbkɑːtlˈadʒɪnəs//ˌsʌbkɑːtɪˈladʒ(ə)nəs//ˌsʌbkɑːtɪˈladʒɪnəs/