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Cartilage

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Cartilage is a tissue in the body. It is a tough yet flexible tissue that connects bones at the joints.

Cartilage is made of collagens; proteoglycans; and non-collagenous proteins. The rest of the cartilage is made of a gel-like substance called ‘matrix’ that gives it its form and function.

Cartilage contains over 65% - 80% water. The older one gets the less water is in their cartilage decreasing their range of motion.