Tag: Elastic cartilage

Elastic cartilage, definition, type of Elastic cartilage

Elastic cartilage Elastic cartilage also known as yellow cartilage because of its yellowish appearance and is located in various parts of the body, such as the external ear, the Eustachian tube, and the Larynx (epiglottis, corniculate and cuneiform).it contains elastic fiber networks and collagen fibers that have great flexibility. Elastic cartilage found in E- External ear

Cartilage, types of cartilage

Cartilage Cartilage is a enormously flexible fibrous type of connective tissue found within the body that covers and protects the ends of long bones at the joints. Cartilage is not as hard and rigid as bone, it’s softer and much more flexible and elastic than bone, but it is much stiffer and much less flexible