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Descriptor in English: Elastic Cartilage
Descriptor in Spanish: Cartílago Elástico
Descriptor in Portuguese: Cartilagem Elástica
Descriptor in French: Cartilage élastique
Entry term(s): Cartilage, Elastic
Cartilages, Elastic
Elastic Cartilages
Tree number(s): A02.165.257
A10.165.382.300
Scope note: A type of CARTILAGE whose matrix contains ELASTIC FIBERS and elastic lamellae, in addition to the normal components of HYALINE CARTILAGE matrix. Elastic cartilage is found in the EXTERNAL EAR; EUSTACHIAN TUBE; EPIGLOTTIS; and LARYNX.
Annotation: ELASTIC TISSUE is also available
Allowable Qualifiers: AB abnormalities
AH anatomy & histology
BS blood supply
CH chemistry
CY cytology
DE drug effects
DG diagnostic imaging
EM embryology
EN enzymology
GD growth & development
IM immunology
IN injuries
IR innervation
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
PA pathology
PH physiology
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
RE radiation effects
SU surgery
TR transplantation
UL ultrastructure
VI virology
History Note: 2006
DeCS UI: 50347
Descriptor UI: D051472
Date Established: 2006/01/01
Date of Entry: 2005/06/30
Elastic Cartilage - Preferred
Concept UI M0480675
Scope note A type of CARTILAGE whose matrix contains ELASTIC FIBERS and elastic lamellae, in addition to the normal components of HYALINE CARTILAGE matrix. Elastic cartilage is found in the EXTERNAL EAR; EUSTACHIAN TUBE; EPIGLOTTIS; and LARYNX.
Preferred term Elastic Cartilage
Entry term(s) Cartilage, Elastic
Cartilages, Elastic
Elastic Cartilages



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