Histology - Hyaline cartilage


This is a section of hyaline cartilage, the most abundant type of cartilage in the body. This section comes from cartilage in a developing fetal bone. This rapidly growing tissue forms the majority of the fetal skeleton and remains into adulthood as the smooth joint surfaces at the ends of moveable articulating bones. It also forms the skeletal framework of the larynx, the trachea, the external nose, and remains as the costal cartilages at the anterior ends of the ribs.

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