Definition of Chondrin

1. Noun. A substance that resembles gelatin and is obtained by boiling cartilage in water.

Generic synonyms: Albuminoid, Scleroprotein
Derivative terms: Chondrify



Definition of Chondrin

1. n. A colorless, amorphous, nitrogenous substance, tasteless and odorless, formed from cartilaginous tissue by long-continued action of boiling water. It is similar to gelatin, and is a large ingredient of commercial gelatin.

Definition of Chondrin

1. Noun. (organic compound) A colourless, amorphous, nitrogenous substance resembling gelatin, formed from cartilaginous tissue by long-continued action of boiling water. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Chondrin

1. the matrix of cartilage [n -S]

Medical Definition of Chondrin

1. An obsolete term for a gelatin-like substance obtained from cartilage by boiling. See: collagen. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Chondrin

chondrectomy
chondres
chondri
chondrichthian
chondrichthyan
chondrichthyans
chondrification
chondrification centre
chondrifications
chondrified
chondrifies
chondrify
chondrifying
chondrigen
chondrigenous
chondrin (current term)
chondrin ball
chondrins
chondrio-
chondriosome
chondriosomes
chondrite
chondrites
chondritic
chondritis
chondro-
chondro-2-sulfatase
chondro-4-sulfatase
chondro-osseous
chondro-osteodystrophy

Literary usage of Chondrin

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1. Physiological Chemistry by Karl Gotthelf Lehmann (1855)
"chondrin or cartilage-gelatin, when dry, appears as a transparent, horny, glistening mass, which is generally more colorless than glutin ; it is not ..."

2. Hand-book of Chemistry by Leopold Gmelin, Henry Watts (1871)
"The supposition that chondrin is converted into glutin is, therefore, inadmissible: neither does any such conversion take place during ossification, ..."

3. Animal Chemistry with Reference to the Physiology and Pathology of Man by Johann Franz Simon (1845)
"Gelatin—chondrin and Glutin. Under the term gelatin we include the organic tissue of bone, cartilage, sinew, ligament, skin, cellular tissue, ..."

4. A Text-book of the Physiological Chemistry of the Animal Body: Including an by Arthur Gamgee (1880)
"As it is generally believed that by this action a body to which the term chondrin has been given is formed, the mother substance has received the name of ..."

5. Animal Chemistry with Reference to the Physiology and Pathology of Man by Johann Franz Simon (1845)
"Gelatin—chondrin and Glutin. Under the term gelatin we include the organic tissue of bone, cartilage, sinew, ligament, skin, cellular tissue, ..."

6. Elements of Chemistry: Theoretical and Practical by William Allen Miller (1862)
"The following table exhibits the composition of gelatin, chondrin, ... It will he observed that the composition of chondrin differs from that of gelatin in ..."

7. Glue, Gelatine, Animal Charcoal, Phosphorus, Cements, Pastes, and Mucilages by Ferdinand Dawidowsky (1905)
"By the action of concentrated sulphuric acid upon chondrin, leucine is only ... By potassium hydrate chondrin is converted into glutin and yields then, ..."

8. Chemistry of Animal Bodies by Thomas Thomson (1843)
"chondrin from the cornea of the eye was found composed of, Carbon, . ... If we adopt Scherer's formula, and compare chondrin with protein we have, ..."

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