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as in:  a torn meniscus

Its meniscus jiggles, mocking me.
Sara Gruen  --  Water for Elephants
  a disk of cartilage that serves as a cushion between the ends of bones that meet at a joint  - especially in the knee
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Strongly Associated with:   articular cartilage, meniscal cartilage
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  • Its meniscus jiggles, mocking me.
    Sara Gruen  --  Water for Elephants
  • They injected synthetic cartilage material and shaved the meniscus.
    Chris Kyle  --  American Sniper
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Associated words [difficulty]:   meniscus [9]
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