Cartilage- It is a firm, flexible connective tissue found at many places in body.
Proteoglycan- A compound consisting of a protein bonded to mucopolysaccharide groups, present especially in connective tissue.
Ligament-A short band of tough, flexible fibrous connective tissue which connects two bones or cartilages or holds together a joint.
Subchondral- It means Lying under articular cartilage and containing marrow.
Lyme's disease-An inflammatory disease transmitted through the bite of a deer tick carrying the spiral-shaped bacterium Borrelia burgdorferi .
Paget's disease-A chronic disease of elderly people characterized by alteration of bone tissue,
Interphalangeal joints- The synovial joints between the phalanges of the fingers and of the toes.