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[kon-druh l]
adjective Anatomy, Zoology.
  1. of or relating to cartilage or a cartilage.
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Origin of chondral

Related formsin·ter·chon·dral, adjectivesub·chon·dral, adjective
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Historical Examples

  • A similar enlargement of the chondral junctions of the sternum may be found on examining its posterior surface.

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    Alfred Fabian Hess

  • Prolongations from the rim of chondral tissue may form clasps or peronia supporting the tentacles.

British Dictionary definitions for chondral


  1. of or relating to cartilage
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chondral in Medicine


  1. Of, relating to, or consisting of cartilage; cartilaginous.
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