- Strengthens the cartilage and prevents excessive bending.
- external = rigid disordered collage. ligament; strengthens cartilage; prevents cracking during bending;
- internal = sparse collagen. tissue rich in blood vessels; contains progenitor cells; nourishes the cartilage.
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- KLIKA, Eduard. Histology : national textbooks for medical faculties. 1. edition. Prague : Avicenum, 1986.