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Variations in the Physico-Chemical and Mechanical Properties of Human Articular Cartilage

  • Alice Maroudas
  • M. A. R. Freeman
  • G. E. Kempson
  • S. A. V. Swanson

Abstract

The purpose of part 1 of this paper is to describe briefly the structure of articular cartilage as revealed by physico-chemical studies, and to show how this structure affects cartilage nutrition and load bearing.

Keywords

Femoral Head Articular Cartilage Articular Surface Femoral Condyle Indentation Test 
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© Bioengineering Unit, University of Strathclyde 1973

Authors and Affiliations

  • Alice Maroudas
    • 1
  • M. A. R. Freeman
  • G. E. Kempson
  • S. A. V. Swanson
    • 1
  1. 1.Biomechanics UnitImperial CollegeLondonEngland

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