ecchondroma

ec·chon·dro·ma

(ek'kon-drō'mă),
1. A cartilaginous neoplasm arising as an overgrowth from normally situated cartilage, as a mass protruding from the articular surface of a bone, in contrast to enchondroma.
2. An enchondroma which has burst through the shaft of a bone and become pedunculated.
Synonym(s): ecchondrosis
[G. ek, from, + chondros, cartilage, + -oma, tumor]

ecchondroma

/ec·chon·dro·ma/ (ek″on-dro´mah) pl. ecchondromas, ecchondro´mata   a hyperplastic growth of cartilaginous tissue on the surface of a cartilage or projecting under the periosteum of a bone.

ecchondroma

[ek′əndrō′mə]
Etymology: Gk, ek + chondros, cartilage, oma, tumor
a benign tumor that develops on the surface of a cartilage or under the periosteum of bone. Also called ecchondrosis.

ec·chon·dro·ma

(ek-kon-drō'mă)
1. A neoplasm arising from cartilage as a mass protruding from the articular surface of a bone.
2. An enchondroma that has burst through the shaft of a bone and become pedunculated.
[G. ek, from, + chondros, cartilage, + -oma, tumor]

ecchondroma

A bony outgrowth capped with cartilage. An exostosis. Also known as osteochondroma.

ecchondroma

overgrowth (neoplasm) of normal articular cartilage forming a pedunculated enchondroma protruding through a bone shaft

ecchondroma, ecchondrosis

a hyperplastic growth of cartilaginous tissue on the surface of a cartilage or projecting under the periosteum of a bone.