a meteorite containing no chondrules.
a rare stony meteorite that consists mainly of silicate minerals and has the texture of igneous rock but contains no chondrules Compare chondrite
A stony meteorite that does not contain chondrules.
- Acholuric jaundice
acholuric jaundice acholuric jaundice n. Jaundice in which the circulating blood has excessive amounts of unconjugated bilirubin and no bile pigments.
achondrogenesis achondrogenesis a·chon·dro·gen·e·sis (ā-kŏn’drō-jěn’ĭ-sĭs, ə-kŏn’-) n. Dwarfism characterized by various bone aplasias and hypoplasias of the extremities and a short trunk with delayed ossification of the lower spine.
defective conversion of cartilage into bone, especially at the epiphyses of long bones, producing a type of dwarfism. noun a skeletal disorder, characterized by failure of normal conversion of cartilage into bone, that begins during fetal life and results in dwarfism achondroplasia a·chon·dro·pla·sia (ā-kŏn’drō-plā’zhə, -zhē-ə, ə-kŏn’-) or a·chon·dro·plas·ty (ā-kŏn’drō-plās’tē, ə-kŏn’-) n. Improper development of cartilage […]
- Achondroplastic dwarfism
achondroplastic dwarfism achondroplastic dwarfism n. A congenital dwarfism resulting from a failure of cartilage to normally develop into bone, especially cartilage on the ends of long bones.