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chondrify

[kon-druh-fahy] /ˈkɒn drəˌfaɪ/
verb (used with object), chondrified, chondrifying.
1.
to change (a precursor tissue) into cartilage.
verb (used without object), chondrified, chondrifying.
2.
to become cartilage.
Origin
1870-1875
1870-75; chondr- + -ify
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British Dictionary definitions for chondrify

chondrify

/ˈkɒndrɪˌfaɪ/
verb -fies, -fying, -fied
1.
to become or convert into cartilage
Derived Forms
chondrification, noun
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chondrify in Medicine

chondrify chon·dri·fy (kŏn'drə-fī')
v. chon·dri·fied, chon·dri·fy·ing, chon·dri·fies
To change into or become cartilage.

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