gristle definition

  • noun:
    • Cartilage, specially when within animal meat.
    • Cartilage; now particularly: cartilage present, as a hardcore substance, in animal meat.
    • Bone maybe not yet hardened by age and persistence.
    • Cartilage. See cartilage.
    • the favorite name of cartilage. See cartilage.
    • Hence Something younger and unformed.
    • tough elastic muscle; mainly changed into bone in adults

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