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1. Synonym(s): cartilage
2. The plant Chondrus crispus, Fucus crispus, or Gigartina mamillosa (family Gigartinaceae); a demulcent in chronic and intestinal disorders. Synonym(s): carrageen (1) , carragheen, Irish moss, pearl moss
[G. chondros, gristle]
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Chondrus crispus (Irish moss), a folk remedy for intestinal disease.
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Chondrus(kon'drus) [L. chondrus, fr Gr. chondros, grain, ganule, cartilage]
A genus of red algae that includes Chondrus crispus, the source of carrageenan. See: carrageen; carrageenan
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