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chondroitin

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noun chon·droi·tin \kän-ˈdrȯi-tən, -ˈdrō-ə-tən\

Definition of chondroitin

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



Origin and Etymology of chondroitin

International Scientific Vocabulary chondroitic acid, an acid found in cartilage + 1-in


First Known Use: 1895


Medical Dictionary

chondroitin

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noun chon·droi·tin \kän-ˈdrȯit-ən, -ˈdrō-ət-ən\

Medical Definition of chondroitin

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




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