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chondro-

1.
variant of chondrio-:
chondrosarcoma.
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British Dictionary definitions for chondro

chondro-

combining form
1.
indicating cartilage: chondroma
2.
grain or granular: chondrule
Word Origin
from Greek khondros grain, cartilage
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Word Origin and History for chondro

chondro-

word-forming element meaning "cartilage," from Latinized form of Greek khondros "cartilage" (of the breastbone); see grind (v.).

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