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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of chondrify.

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  • Each medial pterygoid plate (with the exception of its hamulus) is ossified in membrane, and its center probably appears about the ninth or tenth week; the hamulus becomes chondrified during the third month, and almost at once undergoes ossification (Fawcett).

    II. Osteology. 5a. 5. The Sphenoid Bone

  • The thyroid cartilage appears as two lateral plates, each chondrified from two centers and united in the mid-ventral line by membrane in which an additional center of chondrification develops.

    XI. Splanchnology. 1. The Respiratory Apparatus

  • The first indications of the bones and joints are circumscribed condensations of the mesoderm; these condensed parts become chondrified and finally ossified to form the bones of the skeleton.

    III. Syndesmology. 2. Development of the Joints

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