chondr-


variant of chondrio- before a vowel.

Definition for chondr- (2 of 2)

chondrio-

a combining form meaning “cartilage,” used in the formation of compound words: chondriosome.
Also chondro-; especially before a vowel, chondr-.

Origin of chondrio-

< Greek chondríon, diminutive of chóndros cartilage
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