Definition of cartilaginous:
- "Physiology and Hygiene for Secondary Schools", Francis M. Walters, A.M..
- "The Mechanism of the Human Voice", Emil Behnke.
Among objects of ethnographical interest I saw, besides the Shaman drum which was found in every tent, and was not regarded with the superstitious dread which I have often observed elsewhere, a bundle of amulets fastened with a small thong, a wolf's skull, which was also hung up by a thong, the skin together with the whole cartilaginous portion of a wolf's nose and a flat stone.- "The Voyage of the Vega round Asia and Europe, Volume I and Volume II", A.E. Nordenskieold.