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Pronunciation: os'te-o-lip'o-kon-dro'ma

Definition: A benign neoplasm of cartilaginous tissue, in which metaplasia occurs and foci of adipose cells and osseous tissue are formed.

[osteo- + G. lipos, fat, + chondros, cartilage, + -oma, tumor]

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