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1. A cartilaginous neoplasm arising as an overgrowth from normally situated cartilage, as a mass protruding from the articular surface of a bone, in contrast to enchondroma.

2. An enchondroma which has burst through the shaft of a bone and become pedunculated.

Synonyms: ecchondrosis.

Origin: G. Ek, from, + chondros, cartilage, + -oma, tumour

(05 Mar 2000)

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