chondr-

combining form or chondri- or chondro-
Etymology: New Latin, from Greek chondr-, chondro-, from chondros grain, cartilage — more at grind
1. : cartilage : cartilaginous and

chondrectomy

chondro-osseous

chondrocele

2. : grain

chondrite

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var. of chondrio- before a vowel.

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chondr- or chondri-,
combining form.
1. lump; grain: »

Chondrule = a small grain.

2. cartilage: »

Chondroid = resembling cartilage.

Also, chondro-.
[< Greek chóndros]

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • chondr- — chondr(o) élément, du gr. khondros, cartilage . chondr , chondro ❖ ♦ Élément, du grec khondros « cartilage », qui entre dans la composition de mots savants de zoologie et d anatomie. Voir à l ordre alphabétique …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Chondr... — Chondr... (v. gr. Chondros), Knorpel …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • chondr... — ◆ chon|dr..., Chon|dr... 〈[çɔn ] in Zus.; vor Vokalen; Med.〉 = chondro..., Chondro... ◆ Die Buchstabenfolge chon|dr... kann in Fremdwörtern auch chond|r... getrennt werden. * * * chondr...   [ç ], chondro …   Universal-Lexikon

  • chondr- — var. of chondrio before a vowel. * * * …   Universalium

  • chondr- — (chondro ) prefix denoting cartilage. Example: chondrogenesis (formation of) …   Medical dictionary

  • chondr(o)- — [Gr. chondros cartilage] a combining form denoting relationship to cartilage …   Medical dictionary

  • chondr... — ◆ chon|dr…, Chon|dr… 〈[xɔn ] in Zus.; vor Vokalen; Med.〉 = chondro…, Chondro…   ◆ Die Buchstabenfolge chon|dr… kann auch chond|r… getrennt werden …   Lexikalische Deutsches Wörterbuch

  • chondr... — chon|dr...*, Chon|dr... [ç...] vgl. ↑chondro..., Chondro …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • chondr — o, =us (G). A grain, corn; cartilage …   Dictionary of word roots and combining forms

  • chondr- — chondro combining form denoting cartilage. chondrogenesis formation of …   The new mediacal dictionary

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