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What is the purpose of cartilage in the human body?



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First, cartilage is produced in the human fetus where bones will later form. And then, as the fetus grows, bone replaces cartilage in a process called ossification ("the making of bone"). The cartilage that remains in the mature human allows for flexible connections usually at the ends or edges of bones, such as where ribs meet the breastbone.

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