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Articular Cartilage


Articular cartilage is a white, shiny material that covers the ends of bones inside joints. It absorbs shock and provides a smooth, gliding surface for joint movement.

ByHealthwise Staff
Primary Medical ReviewerWilliam H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine
Specialist Medical ReviewerDavid Messenger, MD
Last RevisedAugust 5, 2011

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