chondrification


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chondrification

[‚kän·drə·fə′kā·shən]
(physiology)
Formation of or conversion into cartilage.
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It's conceivable that localized failure of fusion of the ventral and dorsal ossification chondrification centers could result in malformation of the pedicles and/or facets," he said at the meeting, jointly sponsored by the American Association of Neurological Surgeons and the Congress of Neurological Surgeons.
The chondrification of the cricoids cartilage is well advanced than that of the thyroid cartilages and thyroid cartilages chondrify earlier to arytenoids.
The Mesenchymal condensation of arytenoids and epiglottic cartilages is seen at 16 weeks of gestation which starts chondrification at 12 weeks and 19 weeks of gestation respectively.