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- n. Any of a range of mucopolysaccharides, derived from galactosamine and glucuronic acid, that occur in cartilage and bone.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An organic substance, (C18H27NO14), found in cartilage, in combination with sulphuric acid, as, chondroitin-sulphuric acid. On decomposition it gives rise to acetic acid and chondrosin.
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