noun, plural en·chon·dro·mas, en·chon·dro·ma·ta [en-kuh n-droh-muh-tuh] /ˌɛn kənˈdroʊ mə tə/. Pathology.
a growth of cartilage within the shaft or substance of a bone.
Origin of enchondroma
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The majority of the former were papilloma , fibroma , enchondroma , and intratracheal struma .
noun plural -mas or -mata (-mətə)
pathol a benign cartilaginous tumour, most commonly in the bones of the hands or feet
Word Origin for enchondroma
C19: New Latin from Greek, from en- ² + khondros cartilage
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A benign cartilaginous growth starting within the medullary cavity of a bone that formed from cartilage.
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