variants or less commonly chondrioma
plural -s
: the chondriosomes of a cell regarded as a functional unit

Word History


International Scientific Vocabulary chondri- + -ome; originally formed as German chondriom

First Known Use

1914, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of chondriome was in 1914

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“Chondriome.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Jun. 2024.

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