chondro-

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chondro-

or chrondri- or chrondr-
pref.
1. Cartilage: chondrocranium.
2. Granule: chondrite.

[From Greek khondros, granule, cartilage; see ghrendh- in Indo-European roots.]

chondro-

,

chondri-

or before a vowel

chondr-

combining form
1. (Anatomy) indicating cartilage: chondroma.
2. grain or granular: chondrule.
[from Greek khondros grain, cartilage]