chondro-

chondri- or before a vowel chondr-


combining form
  1. indicating cartilage: chondroma

  2. grain or granular: chondrule

Origin of chondro-

1
from Greek khondros grain, cartilage

Words Nearby chondro-

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How to use chondro- in a sentence

  • All intermediate forms between the innocent chondroma and the malignant chondro-sarcoma are met with.

    Manual of Surgery | Alexis Thomson and Alexander Miles
  • A rarer variety is the ossifying chondro-sarcoma, which undergoes ossification to such an extent as to be visible in skiagrams.

    Manual of Surgery | Alexis Thomson and Alexander Miles
  • In the long bones it may grow from the shaft, while the chondro-sarcoma more often originates at the extremities.

    Manual of Surgery | Alexis Thomson and Alexander Miles