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Pronunciation: kon'droyd


  1. Resembling cartilage.
  2. Uncharacteristically developed cartilage, primarily cellular with a basophilic matrix and thin or nonexistent capsules.

Synonym(s): cartilaginoid

[chondro- + G. eidos, resemblance]

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