1. Resembling cartilage. SYN: cartilaginoid. 2. Uncharacteristically developed cartilage, primarily cellular with a basophilic matrix and thin or nonexistent capsules. [chondro- + G. eidos, resemblance]

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chon·droid 'kän-.drȯid adj resembling cartilage <innervation of \chondroid tissue>

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chon·droid (konґdroid) 1. resembling cartilage. 2. hyaline cartilage.

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