(kŏn″drō-fī-brō′mă) [″ + L. fibra, fiber, + Gr. oma, tumor] A mixed tumor with elements of chondroma and fibroma.
(kŏn″drō-jĕn′ĕ-sĭs) [″ + genesis, generation, birth] Formation of cartilage. chondrogenic (-jĕn′ĭk), adj.
(kŏn′droyd) [″ + eidos, form, shape] Resembling cartilage; cartilaginous.
(kon-droyt′ĭn, -drō′ĭ-tĭn) A glycosaminoglycan (complex polysaccharide) present in connective tissue, including the cornea and cartilage. It is promoted as a dietary supplement for use in the treatment of joint pain, usually with glucosamine.
c. sulfate A glycosaminoglycan present in connective tissue, including the cornea and cartilage. It is used as a dietary supplement to treat joint pain, esp. in people and animals with degenerative joint disease, usually combined with the dietary supplement glucosamine.
(kŏn-drō-lĭp-ō′mă) [″ + lipos, fat, + oma, tumor] A tumor made of cartilaginous and fatty tissue.
(kŏn-drŏl′ĭ-sĭs) [″ + lysis, dissolution] The breaking down and absorption of cartilage.
(kon-drō′mă, ′măz, ′mă-tă) pl. chondromas, chondromata [chondro- + -oma] A slow-growing, painless cartilaginous tumor. It may occur wherever there is cartilage. chondromatous (-ă-tŭs), adj.
(kon″drō-mă-lā′sh(ē-)ă) [chondro- + malacia] Softening of the articular cartilage, esp. of the patella.
c. patellae Chondromalacia at the front of the knee, accompanied by pain and crepitus, and often affecting younger athletes
(kŏn″drō-mă-tō′sĭs) [″ + oma, tumor, + osis, condition] Formation of multiple chondromas of the hands and feet; often occurs in joint spaces.
(kŏn″drō-mū″kō-prō′tē-ĭn) [″ + ″ + protos, first] The ground substance (the fluid or solid material) that occupies the space between the cells and fibers of cartilage.
(kŏn″drō-mī-ō′mă) [″ + mys, muscle, oma, tumor] A combined myoma and cartilaginous neoplasm.
(kŏn″drō-mĭks-ō′mă) [″ + myxa, mucus, + oma, tumor] A chondroma with myxomatous elements.
(kŏn-drō-mĭk″sō-săr-kō′mă) [″ + ″ + sarx, flesh, + oma, tumor] A cartilaginous and sarcomatous tumor.
(kŏn″drō-ŏs′ē-ŭs) [″ + L. osseus, bony] Composed of cartilage and bone.
(kŏn″drō-pă-thŏl′ō-jē) [Gr. chondros, cartilage, + pathos, disease, + logos, word, reason] The pathology of cartilage disease.
(kŏn-drŏp′ă-thē) Any disease of cartilage.
(kŏn″drō-plā′zē-ă) [″ + plassein, to mold] The formation of cartilage.