Medical Dictionary

chondrocalcinosis

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noun chon·dro·cal·ci·no·sis \ˌkän-drō-ˌkal-sə-ˈnō-səs\

Medical Definition of chondrocalcinosis

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chondrocalcinoses

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  1. :  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 pseudogout …—Michael H. Ellman, The New England Journal of Medicine, 1 Jan. 2009


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