[kon-droid] /ˈkɒn drɔɪd/
cartilaginous or resembling cartilage.
chondroid chon·droid (kŏn’droid’)
Resembling cartilage; cartilaginoid.
- Chondroid tissue
chondroid tissue n.
[kuh n-droh-i-tin, -droit-n] /kənˈdroʊ ɪ tɪn, -ˈdrɔɪt n/ noun, Biochemistry. 1. a sulfated glycosaminoglycan, C 6 H 13 NO 5 , occurring in various tissues, as cartilage and tendons: sold as a dietary supplement in the treatment of joint pain.
- Chondroitin sulfate
chondroitin sulfate (kŏn-drō’ĭ-tĭn) One of several classes of sulfated glycosaminoglycans that are a major constituent of various connective tissues, especially blood vessels, bone, and cartilage. Chondroitin sulfate is used as an over-the-counter dietary supplement by some people with symptoms of arthritis.
chondrolysis chon·drol·y·sis (kŏn-drŏl’ĭ-sĭs) n. The disappearance of articular cartilage as the result of lysis or dissolution of the cartilage matrix and cells.