chondrification


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chon·dri·fy

 (kŏn′drə-fī′)
v. chon·dri·fied, chon·dri·fy·ing, chon·dri·fies
v.tr.
To change (a tissue) into cartilage.
v.intr.
To develop into cartilage or become cartilaginous.

chon′dri·fi·ca′tion (-fĭ-kā′shən) n.