Cartilages or 'knee cartilages' or 'semi-lunar cartilages' are the menisci of the knee.

The 'semi-lunar cartilages' are the shock absorbers between the femur (thigh) bone and the tibia (shin) bone. The correct name of a semi-lunar cartilage is 'meniscus'.

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