Meckel's cartilage


Meckel's cartilage
Meckelian Meck*e"li*an, a. (Anat.) Pertaining to, or discovered by, J. F. Meckel, a German anatomist. [1913 Webster]

{Meckelian cartilage}, the cartilaginous rod which forms the axis of the mandible; -- called also {Meckel's cartilage}. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.