enchondromata

enchondroma

[en-kuhn-droh-muh]
noun, plural enchondromas, enchondromata [en-kuhn-droh-muh-tuh] . Pathology.
a growth of cartilage within the shaft or substance of a bone.

Origin:
1840–50; < Neo-Latin < Greek en- en-2 + chóndr(os) cartilage + -ōma -oma

enchondromatous [en-kuhn-drom-uh-tuhs, -droh-muh-] , adjective
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enchondroma (ˌɛnkənˈdrəʊmə)
 
n , pl -mas, -mata
pathol a benign cartilaginous tumour, most commonly in the bones of the hands or feet
 
[C19: New Latin from Greek, from en-² + khondros cartilage]
 
enchon'dromatous
 
adj

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enchondroma en·chon·dro·ma (ěn'kŏn-drō'mə)
n.
A benign cartilaginous growth starting within the medullary cavity of a bone that formed from cartilage.


en'chon·dro'ma·tous (-drō'mə-təs, -drŏm'ə-) adj.
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