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chondroma

[kon-droh-muh] /kɒnˈdroʊ mə/
noun, plural chondromas, chondromata
[kon-droh-muh-tuh] /kɒnˈdroʊ mə tə/ (Show IPA).
Pathology
1.
a benign cartilaginous tumor or growth.
Origin
Related forms
chondromatous, adjective
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Examples from the web for chondroma
  • The benign tumors are called chondroma, the malignant ones chondrosarcoma.
British Dictionary definitions for chondroma

chondroma

/kɒnˈdrəʊmə/
noun (pl) -mas, -mata (-mətə)
1.
(pathol) a benign cartilaginous growth or neoplasm
Derived Forms
chondromatous, adjective
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chondroma in Medicine

chondroma chon·dro·ma (kŏn-drō'mə)
n. pl. chon·dro·mas or chon·dro·ma·ta (-mə-tə)
A benign neoplasm derived from mesodermal cells that form cartilage.

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