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[kon-droh-muh] /kɒnˈdroʊ mə/

noun, plural chondromas, chondromata
[kon-droh-muh-tuh] /kɒnˈdroʊ mə tə/ (Show IPA). Pathology.
a benign cartilaginous tumor or growth.
noun (pl) -mas, -mata (-mətə)
(pathol) a benign cartilaginous growth or neoplasm

chondromatous chon·dro·ma·tous (kŏn-drō’mə-təs, -drŏm’ə-)
Relating to or having the features of a chondroma.

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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