chondroma

[ kon-droh-muh ]
/ kɒnˈdroʊ mə /
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noun, plural chon·dro·mas, chon·dro·ma·ta [kon-droh-muh-tuh] /kɒnˈdroʊ mə tə/. Pathology.

a benign cartilaginous tumor or growth.

Nearby words

  1. chondroid,
  2. chondroid tissue,
  3. chondroitin,
  4. chondroitin sulfate,
  5. chondrolysis,
  6. chondromalacia,
  7. chondromatosis,
  8. chondromatous,
  9. chondromere,
  10. chondromyxoid fibroma

Origin of chondroma


Related formschon·dro·ma·tous, adjective

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British Dictionary definitions for chondroma

chondroma

/ (kɒnˈdrəʊmə) /

noun plural -mas or -mata (-mətə)

pathol a benign cartilaginous growth or neoplasm
Derived Formschondromatous, adjective

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Medicine definitions for chondroma

chondroma

[ kŏn-drōmə ]

n. pl. chon•dro•mas

A benign neoplasm derived from mesodermal cells that form cartilage.

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