Chondro meaning

kändrō, kändrə
Cartilage.

Chondrocranium.

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Granule.

Chondrite.

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Cartilage.

Chondroma.

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The chondrocranium is the cartilaginous skull of the lower vertebrates and of embryos.

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The definition of chondro means cartilage.

An example of chondro is chondroid meaning resembling cartilage.

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Origin of chondro

  • < Gr chondros, cartilage, grain < IE *ghren-, extension of base *gher-, to rub > grind

    From Webster's New World College Dictionary, 5th Edition

  • From Greek khondros granule, cartilage ghrendh- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Ancient Greek a grain (of wheat or spelt), cartilage.

    From Wiktionary