Fibrous cartilage connective tissue from the symphysis pubis, magnified. Cartilage is a structure without blood vessels and nerves, containing cells lying in a dense substance, which on boiling becomes jelly-like, resembling glue. It is mainly found in the joints, but also in the ear, nose, and air passages of the chest.
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