chon·​dro·​cal·​ci·​no·​sis ˌkän-drō-ˌkal-sə-ˈnō-səs How to pronounce chondrocalcinosis (audio)
plural chondrocalcinoses -ˈnō-ˌsēz How to pronounce chondrocalcinosis (audio)
: the abnormal deposition of calcium salts in cartilage (as of joints)
Chondrocalcinosis is the presence of linear, stippled calcification in joint cartilage. It is often found in association with pseudogoutMichael H. Ellman, The New England Journal of Medicine

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“Chondrocalcinosis.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Dec. 2023.

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