Definition of Endochondral

1. a. Growing or developing within cartilage; -- applied esp. to developing bone.



Definition of Endochondral

1. Adjective. Within cartilage ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Endochondral

1. [adj]

Medical Definition of Endochondral

1. Growing or developing within cartilage; applied especially. To developing bone. Origin: Endo- + Gr. Cartilage. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Endochondral

endocardium
endocarp
endocarps
endocast
endocasts
endocavitary
endoceliac
endocellular
endocentric
endocervical
endocervical curettage
endocervical sinus tumour
endocervicitis
endocervix
endochondral (current term)
endochondral bone
endochrome
endochromes
endocolitis
endocon
endocons
endocrania
endocranial
endocranium
endocrinal
endocrine
endocrine-system
endocrine cells of gut

Literary usage of Endochondral

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Atlas and epitome of human histology and microscopic anatomy by Johannes Sobotta (1903)
"On one side the latter is markedly developed, while on the other side it is entirely absorbed, so that here the endochondral ..."

2. A Text-book of histology by Alexander A.. Böhm, M. von Davidoff, Gotthelf Carl Huber (1900)
"In figure 87, more highly magnified, the relations of endochondral to intramembranous bone and the details of their mode of development are shown ; also the ..."

3. The Order Microsauria by Robert Lynn Carroll, Pamela Gaskill (1978)
"A distinct crossridge behind the cavity represents the dorsum sellae; behind this point endochondral bone is absent. As in early tetrapods generally, ..."

4. The Order Microsauria by Pamela Gaskill, Robert Lynn Carroll (1978)
"A distinct crossridge behind the cavity represents the dorsum sellae; behind this point endochondral bone is absent. As in early tetrapods generally, ..."

5. Proceedings of the Society for Experimental Biology and Medicine (1903)
"The use of the matrix-in- endochondral bone differentiation sys- ... experimental lathyrism differentiation of endochondral bone. erials and methods. ..."

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