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Chondroid tissue

chondroid tissue n.


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  • Chondroitin

    [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

    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.

  • Chondroma

    [kon-droh-muh] /kɒnˈdroʊ mə/ noun, plural chondromas, chondromata [kon-droh-muh-tuh] /kɒnˈdroʊ mə tə/ (Show IPA). Pathology. 1. a benign cartilaginous tumor or growth. /kɒnˈdrəʊmə/ noun (pl) -mas, -mata (-mətə) 1. (pathol) a benign cartilaginous growth or neoplasm chondroma chon·dro·ma (kŏn-drō’mə) n. pl. chon·dro·mas or chon·dro·ma·ta (-mə-tə) A benign neoplasm derived from mesodermal cells that form cartilage.

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