endochondral


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Related to endochondral: Intramembranous, endochondral bone

endochondral

 [en″do-kon´dral]
situated, formed, or occurring within cartilage.

in·tra·car·ti·lag·i·nous

(in'tră-kar'ti-laj'i-nŭs),
Within a cartilage or cartilaginous tissue.
Synonym(s): enchondral, endochondral

endochondral

/en·do·chon·dral/ (-kon´dril) situated, formed, or occurring within cartilage.

endochondral

[-kon′drəl]
Etymology: Gk, endon, within, chondros, cartilage
pertaining to something within the cartilage.

endochondral


endochondral ossification
see enchondral ossification.
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Endochondral ossification predominates over intramembranous ossification in this region.
Reappraisal of mesenchymal chondrosarcoma: novel morphologic observations of the hyaline cartilage and endochondral ossification and [beta]-catenin, Sox9, and osteocalcin immunostaining of 22 cases.
Anionic molecules of the GAGs chondroitin sulfate in the growth plate have been reported to have important roles as ion exchangers in endochondral bone formation (Hunter, 1991).
11,16) There are a few reported cases of involvement of the skull base (a site of endochondral ossification), but these occur in advanced stages.
RXR binds to bone morphogenetic proteins (BMP) which substantially affect the process of complete maturation and hypertrophy of chondrocytes in the endochondral ossification pathway (Enomoto-Iwamoto et al.
Dysplasia of endochondral ossification, affecting secondary spongiosa, are characterized by errors in resorption or remodeling of secondary spongiosa, which results in focal densities and/or striations within the trabecular bone (3).
The results were compared with two samples of bone (one endochondral, one dermal) from a modern animal.
Several cellular mechanisms have been proposed to be affected by PEMF including an increased mineralization, collagen production, endochondral ossiication and decreased osteoclastogenesis (7).
Impaired fracture healing in the absence of TNF-alpha signaling: the role of TNF-alpha in endochondral cartilage resorption.