chondrification

Conversion into cartilage. [G. chondros, cartilage, + L. facio, to make]

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chon·dri·fi·ca·tion .kän-drə-fə-'kā-shən n formation of or conversion into cartilage

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chon·dri·fi·ca·tion (kon″drĭ-fĭ-kaґshən) [chondri- + L. facere to make] the formation of cartilage; transformation into cartilage.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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