Definition of chondroitin
: any of several glycosaminoglycans that occur in sulfated form in various tissues (such as cartilage and tendons) and are used in dietary supplements in a natural or synthetic form especially to treat the symptoms of osteoarthritis
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Nutritional supplements such as glucosamine and chondroitin may help as well.
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Origin and Etymology of chondroitin
International Scientific Vocabulary chondroitic acid, an acid found in cartilage + 1-in
First Known Use: 1895
Medical Definition of chondroitin
: any of several glycosaminoglycans occurring in sulfated form in various tissues (as cartilage and tendons)
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