osteoblast

[n] - a cell from which bone develops
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Osteoblast

A cell that forms new bone
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Osteoblast

a cell that forms bone
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Osteoblast

Osteoblast: A cell that makes bone. It does so by producing a matrix that then becomes mineralized. Bone mass is maintained by a balance between the activity of osteoblasts that form bone and other cells called osteoclasts that break it down. See also: Osteoclast. Common Misspellings: asteoblast
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osteoblast

Mesodermal cell that gives rise to bone.
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Osteoblast

Os'te·o·blast noun [ Osteo- + -blast .] (Anat.) One of the protoplasmic cells which occur in the osteogenetic layer of the periosteum, and from or around which the matrix of the bone is developed; an osteoplast.
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osteoblast

1. <pathology> Mesodermal cell that gives rise to bone. ... 2. <dentistry> Cells which aid the growth and development of teeth and bones. ... (08 Jan 1998) ...
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osteoblast

bone-forming cell noun a cell from which bone develops
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osteoblast

(os´te-o-blast″) a cell arising from a fibroblast, which, as it matures, is associated with bone production.
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Osteoblast

• (n.) One of the protoplasmic cells which occur in the osteogenetic layer of the periosteum, and from or around which the matrix of the bone is developed; an osteoplast.
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osteoblast

large cell responsible for the synthesis and mineralization of bone during both initial bone formation and later bone remodeling. Osteoblasts form a ... [4 related articles]
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Osteoblast

Osteoblasts produce a matrix of osteoid, which is composed mainly of Type I collagen. Osteoblasts are also responsible for mineralization of this matrix. Zinc, copper and sodium are some of the minerals required in this process. Bone is a dynamic tissue that is constantly being reshaped by osteoblasts, which are in charge of production of matrix a
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osteoblast

Type: Term Pronunciation: os′tē-ō-blast′ Definitions: 1. A bone-forming cell that is derived from mesenchymal osteoprognitor cells and forms an osseous matrix in which it becomes enclosed as an osteocyte. Synonyms: osteoplast
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OSTEOBLAST

A bone-forming cell.
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Osteoblast

A cell that forms bone in the bone remodeling process.
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osteoblast

(os;te-uo-blast) A bone-forming cell.
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osteoblast

(os;te-uo-blast) A bone-forming cell.
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Osteoblast

An osteoblast is a cell that develops bone. Bone mass is maintained by a balance between the activity of osteoblasts that form bone and other cells called osteoclasts that remove bone. Osteoporosis can occur when osteoclast activity outperforms osteoblast activity so more bone is taken up rather than being laid down which can cause weakness and fra
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Osteoblast

A cell that forms bone in the bone remodeling process.
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Osteoblast

A bone forming cell.
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Osteoblast

A cell which forms the minerals and tissue of the bone.
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osteoblast

cell found in bone; its function is to form the tissue and minerals that give bone its strength.
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