chondrocalcinosis

noun
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) \

Medical Definition of chondrocalcinosis

: 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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“Chondrocalcinosis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/chondrocalcinosis. Accessed 18 Jan. 2021.

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