chondrify

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v chondrify turn into cartilage "The tissue chondrifies"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • v. t. & i Chondrify To convert, or be converted, into cartilage.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • chondrify To convert into cartilage.
    • chondrify To be converted into cartilage; become cartilaginous.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • v.t Chondrify kon′dri-fī to convert into cartilage
    • v.i Chondrify to be converted into cartilage
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Etymology

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

Usage

In literature:

Associated Words: chondrology, chondrotomy, chondritis, chondroid, chondrification, chondrify, cartilaginous, gristly.
"Putnam's Word Book" by Louis A. Flemming
The sclerotic in fishes is usually chondrified and sometimes calcified or ossified.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 10, Slice 1" by Various
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