Chon"drin (?), n. [Gr. cartilage.] Physiol. Chem.

A colorless, amorphous, nitrogenous substance, tasteless and odorless, formed from cartilaginous tissue by long-continued action of boiling water. It is similar to gelatin, and is a large ingredient of commercial gelatin.

 

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