[ ey-kon-drahyt ]
/ eɪˈkɒn draɪt /
a meteorite containing no chondrules.
- acholuric jaundice,
- achondroplastic dwarfism,
- achrestic anemia
Origin of achondrite
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/ (eɪˈkɒndraɪt) /
a rare stony meteorite that consists mainly of silicate minerals and has the texture of igneous rock but contains no chondrulesCompare chondrite
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[ ā-kŏn′drīt′ ]
A stony meteorite that does not contain chondrules.
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