chondroprotein


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chondroprotein

A generic term for a glycoprotein normally found in cartilage—e.g., chondroitin sulphate—which degrades to chondroitic acid; it is little used in the working medical parlance.
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chondroprotein

(kŏn-drō-prō′tē-ĭn) [″ + protos, first]
Any of a group of glucoproteins found in cartilage, tendons, and connective tissue.
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