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chondrify

[ kon-druh-fahy ]
/ 藞k蓲n dr蓹藢fa瑟 /
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verb (used with object), chon路dri路fied, chon路dri路fy路ing.
to change (a precursor tissue) into cartilage.
verb (used without object), chon路dri路fied, chon路dri路fy路ing.
to become cartilage.
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Origin of chondrify

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

chondrify
/ (藞k蓲ndr瑟藢fa瑟) /

verb -fies, -fying or -fied
to become or convert into cartilage

Derived forms of chondrify

chondrification, noun
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Medical definitions for chondrify

chondrify
[ k艔ndr蓹-f墨鈥 ]

v.
To change into or become cartilage.
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