chondroid


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chondroid

 [kon´droid]
resembling cartilage.

chon·droid

(kon'droyd),
1. Resembling cartilage. Synonym(s): cartilaginoid
2. Uncharacteristically developed cartilage, primarily cellular with a basophilic matrix and thin or nonexistent capsules.
[chondro- + G. eidos, resemblance]

chondroid

adjective Referring to or resembling cartilage.
 
noun Hyaline cartilage.

chondroid

adjective Referring to cartilage noun Hyaline cartilage, see there.

chon·droid

(kon'droyd)
1. Resembling cartilage.
Synonym(s): cartilaginoid.
2. Uncharacteristically developed cartilage, primarily cellular with a basophilic matrix and thin or nonexistent capsules.
[chondro- + G. eidos, resemblance]
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Histopathologically, the name chondroid syringoma is somewhat misleading; not all cases have true cartilage or even a chondromyxoid appearance.
Chronic empyema can result in chondroid formation or in the more severe cases, complete filling of the pouch with purulent material.
In the Masson's trichrome stain for collagen fibers, the chondroid matrix and cellular components were detected in the ASC group, although fibrosis and scar formation were shown in the control group (Figures 5(a) and 5(b)).
Within the chondroid lobules, chondrocytes are in lacunae and have a tendency to cluster with large amounts of intervening chondroid matrix.
Histopathologic features of the surgical specimen were characterized by predominant chondroid matrix with marked cellularity, high grade atypia, and high mitotic activity.
ICA can accelerate the formation of cartilage matrix and chondroid tissue [15, 16].
Similar intraoperative pathology specimens were again obtained at the fracture site distal to the articular surface (Figure 3(b)), and these demonstrated fragments of purple to purple-gray staining matrix with chondroid metaplasia.
It was determined to show biphasic pattern with densely cellular regions of small anaplastic cells and other areas of chondroid differentiation, consistent with diagnosis of mesenchymal chondrosarcoma (Figures 2-4).
Next, the chondroid fusion between left upper region of the sternum and ribs III to V and the dysplastic scapula and clavicula was separated.
Histologic findings were those of a carcinosarcoma with endometrioid adenocarcinoma (20%), hepatoid adenocarcinoma (20%), and sarcomatous components consisting of chondroid (10%) and spindle cell components (50%) [Figure 4].
Particularly tumors with chondroid or osseous metaplasia can demonstrate macrocalcifications mammographically.