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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.

Etymologies

Ancient Greek cartilage + -gen. (Wiktionary)

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