Definition of Chondroma

1. Noun. A common benign tumor of cartilage cells.

Definition of Chondroma

1. n. A cartilaginous tumor or growth.

Definition of Chondroma

1. Noun. (medicine) A benign tumour formed from cartilage cells ¹

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Definition of Chondroma

1. [n -MATA or -MAS]

Medical Definition of Chondroma

1. A benign neoplasm derived from mesodermal cells that form cartilage. (27 Sep 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Chondroma

chondroitin 4-sulfotransferase
chondroitin 6-sulfotransferase
chondroitin abc lyase
chondroitin lyases
chondroitin sulfate B
chondroitin sulfate C
chondroitin sulfates
chondroitin sulphate
chondroitinases and chondroitin lyases
chondroma (current term)
chondromalacia foetalis
chondromalacia of larynx
chondromalacia patella
chondromalacia patellae

Literary usage of Chondroma

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1. The Pathology and surgical treatment of tumors by Nicholas Senn (1900)
"chondroma is a tumor which, according to its structure, is a close imitation of ... A chondroma is a tumor composed of cartilage which is the product of ..."

2. Surgical Pathology and Therapeutics by John Collins Warren (1900)
"chondroma. Enchondroma, or chondroma, is a tumor which consists of cartilage. It occurs principally where cartilage is found normally—that is, ..."

3. General Surgical Pathology and Therapeutics, in Fifty Lectures by Theodor Billroth (1890)
"In the combinations of cartilage-formations with sarcoma or carcinoma, the former has no effect on the prognosis of the tumor as a whole. Flo. Ml. chondroma ..."

4. A Manual for the Practice of Surgery by Thomas Bryant (1881)
"OSTEOMA, OSTEOID chondroma, ENchondroma. "When bone forms a large part or ... and the matrix calcifies ; these tumors are called osteoid chondroma or ..."

5. A Text-book of Diseases of the Nose and Throat by David Braden Kyle (1907)
"As a chondroma is purely a benign tumor of the adult connective-tissue type, ... Pure chondroma of the nasal cavities is rare, but, when found, ..."

6. Atlas and epitome of general pathologic histology by Hermann Dürck, Ludvig Hektoen (1904)
"Fatty tissue is also found in the teratoid mixed tumors. chondroma. ... Microscopically, chondroma resembles hyaline cartilage more than any other variety ..."

7. Microscopical Morphology of the Animal Body in Health and Disease by Carl Heitzmann (1882)
"Sometimes there is a calcareous deposition in the tissue of chondroma and a ... Among the soft tissues, chondroma is known to occur primarily in the parotid ..."

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