chondroskeleton

noun

chon·​dro·​skeleton
1
: a cartilaginous skeleton
2
a
: the cartilaginous parts of a skeleton
b
: the parts of a bony skeleton that originated in cartilage

Word History

Etymology

chondr- + skeleton

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“Chondroskeleton.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/chondroskeleton. Accessed 21 Jun. 2024.

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