chondroitin


chon·droi·tin

noun \kän-ˈdri-tən, -ˈdrō-ə-tən\

Definition of CHONDROITIN

:  any of several glycosaminoglycans occurring in sulfated form in various animal tissues (as cartilage)

Origin of CHONDROITIN

International Scientific Vocabulary chondroitic acid, an acid found in cartilage + 1-in
First Known Use: 1895

chon·droi·tin

noun \kän-ˈdrit-ən, -ˈdrō-ət-ən\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of CHONDROITIN

: any of several glycosaminoglycans occurring in sulfated form in various tissues (as cartilage and tendons)

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: Chondromyces
Previous Word in the Dictionary: chondroitic acid
All Words Near: chondroitin

Seen & Heard

What made you want to look up chondroitin? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).