chondroclast

[ kŏndrə-klăst′ ]

n.

A multinucleated cell involved in the reabsorption of cartilage.

Nearby words

  1. chondritis,
  2. chondro-,
  3. chondroblast,
  4. chondroblastoma,
  5. chondrocalcinosis,
  6. chondrocostal,
  7. chondrocranium,
  8. chondrocyte,
  9. chondrodynia,
  10. chondrodysplasia


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