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enchondroma

[ en-kuhn-droh-muh ]
/ 藢蓻n k蓹n藞dro蕣 m蓹 /
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noun, plural en路chon路dro路mas, en路chon路dro路ma路ta [en-kuhn-droh-muh-tuh]. /藢蓻n k蓹n藞dro蕣 m蓹 t蓹/. Pathology.
a growth of cartilage within the shaft or substance of a bone.
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Origin of enchondroma

1840鈥50; <New Latin <Greek en-en-2 + ch贸ndr(os) cartilage + -艒ma-oma

OTHER WORDS FROM enchondroma

en路chon路drom路a路tous [en-kuhn-drom-uh-tuhs, -droh-muh-], /藢蓻n k蓹n藞dr蓲m 蓹 t蓹s, -藞dro蕣 m蓹-/, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for enchondroma

enchondroma
/ (藢蓻nk蓹n藞dr蓹蕣m蓹) /

noun plural -mas or -mata (-m蓹t蓹)
pathol a benign cartilaginous tumour, most commonly in the bones of the hands or feet

Derived forms of enchondroma

enchondromatous, adjective

Word Origin for enchondroma

C19: New Latin from Greek, from en- 虏 + khondros cartilage
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