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- n. The chemical basis of cartilage, converted by long boiling in water into a gelatinous substance called chondrin.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The chemical basis of cartilage, converted by long boiling in water into a gelatinous body called chondrin.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The substance of the hyaline cartilage which yields chondrin on boiling with water. It is insoluble in cold water. Also chondrogen.
Ancient Greek cartilage + -gen. (Wiktionary)