chondrin definition

  • noun:
    • A colourless, amorphous, nitrogenous compound resembling gelatin, created from cartilaginous tissue by long-continued activity of boiling-water.
    • A colorless, amorphous, nitrogenous compound, tasteless and odorless, formed from cartilaginous muscle by long-continued action of boiling-water. Its like gelatin, and it is a large ingredient of commercial gelatin.
    • the appropriate compound of cartilage, that will be acquired by boiling the structure of cartilage since it takes place in the ribs, trachea, nose, etc., and of the cornea, in liquid.
    • a substance that resembles gelatin and is gotten by boiling cartilage in liquid

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