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Cartilages of the Skeleton

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elastic
supports the external ear
fibrocartilage
btw the vertebrae
hyaline
forms the walls of the voice box (larynx)
elastic
epiglottis
hyaline
articular cartilages
fibrocartilage
meniscus in a knee joint
hyaline
connects the ribs to the sternum
fibrocartilage
most effective at resisting compression
elastic
most springy and flexible
hyaline
most abundant