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cartilage capsule

 

Definition: hyaline cartilage matrix of particularly basophilic and metachromatic character that surrounds the lacunae of chondrocytes resulting from relatively high concentrations of glycosaminoglycans and proteoglycans.

Synonym(s): territorial matrix

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