articular cartilage


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articular cartilage

[är′tik·yə·lər ′kärt·lij]
(anatomy)
Cartilage that covers the articular surfaces of bones.
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25] showed that about 7-15% of varus osteoarthritic knees have bone formation within the articular cartilage of the lateral compartment, which may result in the deterioration of the lateral compartment after UKA.
3) analyses from the articular cartilage of the knee joint of the sacrificed rats revealed OA development after 8 weeks in the three model groups (Figs.
The association of articular cartilage injury in OA with the presence of synovitis has been recently reported.
Articular cartilage repair has been based on finding and resolving the primary reason for the injury, but it has been recognized that only treating the damage site is not adequate to gain good long-term functionality.
A computational model based on the degradation of the collagen fibril network in the articular cartilage was able to predict the onset and progression of osteoarthritis in overweight people during a four-year follow-up.
We can mimic real articular cartilage by printing strands vertically and then horizontally to mimic the natural architecture.
The meniscus distributes the weight-bearing stress placed on the other type of cartilage in the knee (and in all joints), articular cartilage, which lines the end of each bone (think of the shiny material at the end of a chicken bone).
Microfracture is a surgical option for treating small areas of damaged articular cartilage.
Osteochondritis dissecans (OCD) of the capitellum is an articular cartilage lesion with disruption of the subchondral bone.
Mild discolouration of the articular cartilage is known to gradually occur during aging.