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chondrogen(1) The ground substance of cartilage, which gives rise to chondroitin when boiled.
(2) A formulation of mesenchymal stem cells injected into joints after meniscectomy.
(3) A joint supplement (Chondrogen EQ™) containing hyaluronic acid, gluocasamine and chondroitin used to support joint health and flexibility in horses.
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chondrigen, chondrogen (kŏn′drĭ-jĕn) [″ + gennan, to produce]
Obsolete term for the basal substance of cartilage and corneal tissue, which turns into chondrin on boiling.
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