Medical Definition of chondritis
: 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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