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from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The substance of the hyaline cartilage which yields chondrin on boiling with water. It is insoluble in cold water. Also chondrogen.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Physiol. Chem.) The chemical basis of cartilage, converted by long boiling in water into a gelatinous body called chondrin.

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  • noun biochemistry The chemical basis of cartilage, converted by long boiling in water into a gelatinous substance called chondrin.

Etymologies

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Ancient Greek cartilage + -gen.

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