Chondrigenous

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Chondrigenous (Physiol) Affording chondrin.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • chondrigenous Yielding chondrin; pertaining to unhardened cartilage: distinguished from collaginous, which refers to the hardened tissue.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Gr. cartilage + -genous,

Usage

In literature:

Cartilage was considered to be composed of a substance chondrigen, which gave chondrin or cartilage-glue on boiling with water.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 11, Slice 5" by Various
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