chondroitin

[kuh n-droh-i-tin, -droit-n]

noun Biochemistry.

a sulfated glycosaminoglycan, C6H13NO5, occurring in various tissues, as cartilage and tendons: sold as a dietary supplement in the treatment of joint pain.

Nearby words

  1. chondroectodermal dysplasia,
  2. chondrofibroma,
  3. chondrogenesis,
  4. chondroid,
  5. chondroid tissue,
  6. chondroitin sulfate,
  7. chondrolysis,
  8. chondroma,
  9. chondromalacia,
  10. chondromatosis

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