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chondrify

[kon-druh-fahy]
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verb (used with object), chon·dri·fied, chon·dri·fy·ing.
  1. to change (a precursor tissue) into cartilage.
verb (used without object), chon·dri·fied, chon·dri·fy·ing.
  1. to become cartilage.

Origin of chondrify

First recorded in 1870–75; chondr- + -ify
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British Dictionary definitions for chondrify

chondrify

verb -fies, -fying or -fied
  1. to become or convert into cartilage
Derived Formschondrification, noun
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

chondrify in Medicine

chondrify

([object Object])
v.
  1. To change into or become cartilage.
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