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chondrification

 [kon″drĭ-fĭ-ka´shun]
conversion into cartilage.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

chon·dri·fi·ca·tion

(kon'dri-fi-kā'shŭn),
Conversion into cartilage.
[G. chondros, cartilage, + L. facio, to make]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

chon·dri·fi·ca·tion

(kon'dri-fi-kā'shŭn)
Conversion into cartilage.
[G. chondros, cartilage, + L. facio, to make]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

chondrification

A change to CARTILAGE.
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The stylohyal separates from the columella and becomes attach to the quadrate as soon as chondrification process starts.
Primary chondrification foci in the wing basipodium of Struthio camelus with comments on interpretation of autopodial elements in Crocodilia and Aves.
"It's conceivable that localized failure of fusion of the ventral and dorsal ossification chondrification centers could result in malformation of the pedicles and/or facets," he said at the meeting, jointly sponsored by the American Association of Neurological Surgeons and the Congress of Neurological Surgeons.
The chondrification of the cricoids cartilage is well advanced than that of the thyroid cartilages and thyroid cartilages chondrify earlier to arytenoids.
The Mesenchymal condensation of arytenoids and epiglottic cartilages is seen at 16 weeks of gestation which starts chondrification at 12 weeks and 19 weeks of gestation respectively.
At E5, the vertebrae of chicken embryos started to undergo chondrification [11].