chondropathology

chondropathology

(1) The formal study of diseases of cartilage.
(2) A generic term for any disease of cartilage.

This term is not used in the working medical parlance.

chondropathology

(kŏn″drō-pă-thŏl′ō-jē) [Gr. chondros, cartilage, + pathos, disease, + logos, word, reason]
The pathology of cartilage disease.
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The surgical MNX model of OA in rats has been demonstrated to induce symptoms comparable to that seen in human OA for pain behaviour, weight-bearing asymmetry, and disease pathology, through synovitis, pathology of the subchondral bone, and chondropathology, as well as the development of osteophytes [13, 22-24].