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 History of this Word

"chondro" is from "khondros" (coarsely ground grain) spoken by people of Greece starting about 1000 B.C.


In this sense, it is a word added to another word to form a new word.

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grammar is modifier

"chondro-" is a type of prefix


A prefix added to the start of a word. Indicates that "granule" or "cartilage" modifies the word. Created to expand meanings. Can be used with many words to form new words.

Examples of how the word is used

chondro- illustration I am a patient who has long term survival of chondrosarcoma for many years.
chondro- illustration Although fewer than 100 carbonaceous chondrites are known, they provide a great deal of information about the origin of the Sun and planets.