chondromalacia love

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Abnormal softening or degeneration of cartilage of the joints, especially of the knee.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Softening of cartilage.

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  • noun A painful condition caused by irritation of cartilage, often in the undersurface of the kneecap.

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[chondro– + Greek malakiā, softness (from malakos, soft; see mel- in Indo-European roots).]

Examples

  • The Phillies said an MRI of the five-time All-Star on Monday revealed tendinitis, bone inflammation and chondromalacia, which is pain due to irritation under the kneecap.

    The Seattle Times

  • The Phillies said an MRI of the five-time all-star Monday revealed tendinitis, bone inflammation and chondromalacia, which is pain due to irritation under the kneecap.

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  • To begin with the first exercise is very useful for those who have a condition called chondromalacia patella.

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  • In case you were wondering, the Phillies say Utley has chondromalacia, inflammation and tendinits.

    Utley's injury an ominous development for Phillies

  • PRP allowed Janie Frieman to return to playing tennis several times a week in Scarsdale, N.Y., after tearing a tendon in her forearm, and let Heather Hathaway get back to running her dog-boarding business in Brighton, Colo., after suffering for years with chondromalacia, a painful condition of knee cartilage.

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  • PRP allowed Janie Frieman to return to playing tennis several times a week in Scarsdale, N.Y., after tearing a tendon in her forearm, and let Heather Hathaway get back to running her dog-boarding business in Brighton, Colo., after suffering for years with chondromalacia, a painful condition of knee cartilage.

    Spinning Blood Isn't Just for Athletes

  • PRP allowed Janie Frieman to return to playing tennis several times a week in Scarsdale, N.Y., after tearing a tendon in her forearm, and let Heather Hathaway get back to running her dog-boarding business in Brighton, Colo., after suffering for years with chondromalacia, a painful condition of knee cartilage.

    Spinning Blood Isn't Just for Athletes

  • I can't say it helped my (previously) sprained ankle, but during physical therapy for my chondromalacia, a significant part of what I did was standing on one foot on uneven surfaces (inflated discs, high density foam, etc.)

    Improve Your Balance And Help Heal Sprained Ankles | Lifehacker Australia

  • Today, for your reading pleasure, I give you chondromalacia patellae.

    purplecigar Diary Entry

  • If the pronation is excessive, cumulative damage to the knee joint, “chondromalacia,” can occur.

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