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- n. The formation of cartilage.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The act or process of forming cartilage.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The act or process of converting into cartilage; chondrification.
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- n. abnormal formation of cartilage from other tissues; observed in some Asians
Latin cartilago, cartilaginis, cartilage + facere to make. (Wiktionary)