chondrify


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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.
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chondrify

(ˈkɒndrɪˌfaɪ)
vb, -fies, -fying or -fied
(Physiology) to become or convert into cartilage
ˌchondrifiˈcation n
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chondrify


Past participle: chondrified
Gerund: chondrifying

Imperative
chondrify
chondrify
Present
I chondrify
you chondrify
he/she/it chondrifies
we chondrify
you chondrify
they chondrify
Preterite
I chondrified
you chondrified
he/she/it chondrified
we chondrified
you chondrified
they chondrified
Present Continuous
I am chondrifying
you are chondrifying
he/she/it is chondrifying
we are chondrifying
you are chondrifying
they are chondrifying
Present Perfect
I have chondrified
you have chondrified
he/she/it has chondrified
we have chondrified
you have chondrified
they have chondrified
Past Continuous
I was chondrifying
you were chondrifying
he/she/it was chondrifying
we were chondrifying
you were chondrifying
they were chondrifying
Past Perfect
I had chondrified
you had chondrified
he/she/it had chondrified
we had chondrified
you had chondrified
they had chondrified
Future
I will chondrify
you will chondrify
he/she/it will chondrify
we will chondrify
you will chondrify
they will chondrify
Future Perfect
I will have chondrified
you will have chondrified
he/she/it will have chondrified
we will have chondrified
you will have chondrified
they will have chondrified
Future Continuous
I will be chondrifying
you will be chondrifying
he/she/it will be chondrifying
we will be chondrifying
you will be chondrifying
they will be chondrifying
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been chondrifying
you have been chondrifying
he/she/it has been chondrifying
we have been chondrifying
you have been chondrifying
they have been chondrifying
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been chondrifying
you will have been chondrifying
he/she/it will have been chondrifying
we will have been chondrifying
you will have been chondrifying
they will have been chondrifying
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been chondrifying
you had been chondrifying
he/she/it had been chondrifying
we had been chondrifying
you had been chondrifying
they had been chondrifying
Conditional
I would chondrify
you would chondrify
he/she/it would chondrify
we would chondrify
you would chondrify
they would chondrify
Past Conditional
I would have chondrified
you would have chondrified
he/she/it would have chondrified
we would have chondrified
you would have chondrified
they would have chondrified
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Verb1.chondrify - turn into cartilage; "The tissue chondrifies"
change state, turn - undergo a transformation or a change of position or action; "We turned from Socialism to Capitalism"; "The people turned against the President when he stole the election"
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The chondrification of the cricoids cartilage is well advanced than that of the thyroid cartilages and thyroid cartilages chondrify earlier to arytenoids.
In contrast to E5 embryos, which did not show specific staining for cartilage, E10 chicken embryos were positive for Alcian blue staining suggesting that cartilage and bone tissue of the chicken embryo started to chondrify at this point of time(Figure 4).