Medical Definition of Chondroclast

1. A multinucleated cell (giant cell) involved in the resorption of calcified cartilage; morphologically identical to osteoblasts. Origin: chondro-+ G. Klastos, broken in pieces (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Chondroclast

chondriosomes
chondrite
chondrites
chondritic
chondritis
chondro-
chondro-2-sulfatase
chondro-4-sulfatase
chondro-osseous
chondro-osteodystrophy
chondroblast
chondroblastoma
chondroblasts
chondrocalcin
chondrocalcinosis
chondroclast (current term)
chondrocostal
chondrocrania
chondrocranium
chondrocraniums
chondrocyte
chondrocytes
chondrodermatitis nodularis chronica helicis
chondrodite
chondrodynia
chondrodysplasia
chondrodysplasia punctata
chondrodysplasias
chondrodysplastic
chondrodystrophia

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