Medical Dictionary

chondritis

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noun chon·dri·tis \kän-ˈdrīt-əs\

Medical Definition of chondritis

  1. :  inflammation of cartilage Ear cartilage piercing is inherently more risky than lobe piercing. Clinicians should respond aggressively to potential auricular chondritis and consider Pseudomonas a possible cause pending culture results.—William E. Keene et al., The Journal of the American Medical Association, 25 Feb. 2004


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