- (biochemistry) an element that is present in cartilage
- an additive that can be taken to improve movement and elasticity of joints
Example Sentences Including 'chondroitin'
It is made from chondroitin , a compound found in shark cartilage, and glucosamine, made from prawn shells.
The Mercury, Sunday Tasmanian (2004)
People with osteoarthritis might benefit from nutraceuticals such as glucosamine and chondroitin sulphate.
British Medical Journal (2002)
Today, many supplements have added chondroitin to glucosamine for a double-whammy effect.
Toronto Sun (2003)
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