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n. pl. chon·dro·mas or chon·dro·ma·ta (-mə-tə)
A cartilaginous growth or tumor.

chon·dro′ma·tous (-mə-təs) adj.


n, pl -mas or -mata (-mətə)
(Pathology) pathol a benign cartilaginous growth or neoplasm
chonˈdromatous adj


(kɒnˈdroʊ mə)

n., pl. -mas, -ma•ta (-mə tə)
a benign cartilaginous tumor or growth.
[1855–60; < Greek chóndr(os) granule, cartilage + -oma]
chon•dro′ma•tous, adj.
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Noun1.chondroma - a common benign tumor of cartilage cells
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Because chondrosarcoma lies on a continuum between benign chondroma and malignant sarcoma, making a histologic diagnosis can be difficult.
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