chondromalacia

[ kon-droh-muh-ley-shuh, -shee-uh, -see-uh ]

nounPathology.
  1. degeneration of cartilage in the knee, usually caused by excessive wear between the patella and lower end of the femur.

Origin of chondromalacia

1
  • Also called runner's knee.

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