Fibrocartilage is a tissue composed of fibrous tissue and cartilage tissue in various proportions.


This is the editor's interpretation of a 2009 medical publication outlining a study that was undertaken by a team from the Cartilage Repair Center at the Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts in 2009.



Fibrocartilage in tendons and ligaments — an adaptation to compressive load. Benjamin M and Ralphs JR. J Anat. 1998 Nov; 193(Pt 4): 481–494.

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