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A combining form or prefix meaning relating to cartilage, cartilaginous, or a granular or gritty substance, cartilaginous; as, the chondrocranium, the cartilaginous skull of the lower vertebrates and of embryos.

Origin: G. Chondrion, dim. Of chondros, groats (coarsely ground grain), grit, gristle, cartilage

(05 Mar 2000)

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