- a benign cartilaginous tumor or growth.
Origin of chondroma
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The non-malignant forms—osteoma, chondroma, and fibroma—are rare.
Chondroma usually begins either on the nasal surface of the bone or in the maxillary sinus.
Chondroma may occur in a multiple form, especially in relation to the phalanges and metacarpal bones.
The myeloma is also to be diagnosed from chondroma, from sarcoma, and from osteomyelitis fibrosa cystica.
There is no cartilage in the kidney or parotid gland, yet a chondroma, or cartilage tumor, may develop in either.Special Report on Diseases of Cattle
U.S. Department of Agriculture
- pathol a benign cartilaginous growth or neoplasm
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- A benign neoplasm derived from mesodermal cells that form cartilage.
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