cartilage

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Joint instability results when trauma or overuse causes the labrum, or fibrous cartilage lip that runs along the rim of the socket in the shoulder or hip, to stretch or tear.
The meniscus is a c-shaped disc of fibrous cartilage located in the knee joint between the femur and the tibia that plays a crucial role in joint stability and lubrication, and provides protection between the articular cartilage covering the ends of the femur and tibia.
Our scientists are already working together to study uses of ORS' improved preservation technologies for human articular and fibrous cartilage as well as improvements in heart valve preservation," said Grooms.
The latter procedure results in fibrous cartilage, which lacks the strength and durability of normal joint cartilage.
a surface layer of fibrous cartilage (the remnants of a tissue cap used