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Endochondral

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Endochondral (Physiol) Growing or developing within cartilage; -- applied esp. to developing bone.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • endochondral Situated within a cartilage.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Endo-, + Gr. cartilage

Usage

In literature:

In young specimens no distinct ossification of the cleithrum or ossification of endochondral centers are evident.
"Neotropical Hylid Frogs, Genus Smilisca" by William E. Duellman
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