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[kon-droh-muh-ley-shuh, -shee-uh, -see-uh] /ˌkɒn droʊ məˈleɪ ʃə, -ʃi ə, -si ə/

noun, Pathology.
degeneration of cartilage in the knee, usually caused by excessive wear between the patella and lower end of the femur.

chondromalacia chon·dro·ma·la·cia (kŏn’drō-mə-lā’shə)
Abnormal softening or degeneration of cartilage of the joints, especially of the knee.


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