chondroma


chondroma

chondroma [kon-droh-muh] ExamplesWord Origin noun, plural chon·dro·mas, chon·dro·ma·ta [kon-droh-muh-tuh] /kɒnˈdroʊ mə tə/. Pathology.

  1. a benign cartilaginous tumor or growth.

Origin of chondroma chondr- + -oma Related formschon·dro·ma·tous, adjective Examples from the Web for chondroma Historical Examples of chondroma

  • The non-malignant forms—osteoma, chondroma, and fibroma—are rare.

    Manual of Surgery Volume Second: Extremities–Head–Neck. Sixth Edition.

    Alexander Miles

  • Chondroma usually begins either on the nasal surface of the bone or in the maxillary sinus.

    Manual of Surgery Volume Second: Extremities–Head–Neck. Sixth Edition.

    Alexander Miles

  • Chondroma may occur in a multiple form, especially in relation to the phalanges and metacarpal bones.

    Manual of Surgery

    Alexis Thomson and Alexander Miles

  • The myeloma is also to be diagnosed from chondroma, from sarcoma, and from osteomyelitis fibrosa cystica.

    Manual of Surgery

    Alexis Thomson and Alexander Miles

  • There is no cartilage in the kidney or parotid gland, yet a chondroma, or cartilage tumor, may develop in either.

    Special Report on Diseases of Cattle

    U.S. Department of Agriculture

  • British Dictionary definitions for chondroma chondroma noun plural -mas or -mata (-mətə)

    1. pathol a benign cartilaginous growth or neoplasm

    Derived Formschondromatous, adjective chondroma in Medicine chondroma [kŏn-drō′mə] n. pl. chon•dro•mas

    1. A benign neoplasm derived from mesodermal cells that form cartilage.

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