chondro-

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ancient Greek a grain (of wheat or spelt), cartilage.

Prefix[edit]

chondro-

  1. grain; granular
  2. cartilage; cartilaginous
    The chondrocranium is the cartilaginous skull of the lower vertebrates and of embryos.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.