fibroblast

Resident cell of connective tissue, mesodermally derived, that secretes fibrillar procollagen, fibronectin and collagenase.

Fibroblast

an immature fibre-producing cell of connective tissue [Stedman's Medical Dictionary, 2004]

fibroblast

Type: Term Pronunciation: fī′brō-blast Definitions: 1. A stellate or spindle-shaped cell with cytoplasmic processes present in connective tissue, capable of forming collagen fibers.
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fibroblast

[n] - a cell from which connective tissue develops
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Fibroblast

Noun: One of the cells from which fibrous tissue is immediately formed after an injury. In the outer layer of the skin, the cells called fibroblasts enter a wound and build scar tissue by manufacturing collagen fibres and other proteins.
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Fibroblast

Fibroblast: A cell ubiquitous in connective tissue that makes and secretes collagen.
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fibroblast

<pathology> Resident cell of connective tissue, mesodermally derived, that secretes fibrillar procollagen, fibronectin and collagenase. ... (18 Nov 1997) ...
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fibroblast

noun a cell from which connective tissue develops
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fibroblast

(fi´bro-blast) an immature fiber-producing cell of connective tissue capable of differentiating into a chondroblast, collagenoblast, or osteoblast. Called also fibrocyte. adj., fibroblas´tic, adj. .
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fibroblast

the principal nonmotile cells of connective tissue; fibroblasts are large, flat, elongated (spindle-shaped) cells possessing processes extending out ... [6 related articles]
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fibroblast

fibroblast Any cell, or corpuscle, from which connective tissue is developed.
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fibroblast

Living human fibroblasts. Credit: JPK Instruments AG A type of cell found just underneath the surface of the skin. Fibroblasts are part of the support structure for tissues and organs and play a crucial role in wound healing. They are the commonest type of cells in connective tissue in animals...
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Fibroblast

Fibroblast is a cell present in connective tissue that synthesizes collagen.
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fibroblast

Immature fibrocyte.
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fibroblast

(fi;bro-blast) An elongated connective tissue cell with cytoplasmic extensions that is capable of forming collagenous fibers or elastic fibers.
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fibroblast

A connective tissue cell that makes and secretes collagen proteins.
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Fibroblast

A fibroblast is a type of cell that synthesizes the extracellular matrix and collagen, the structural framework (stroma) for animal tissues, and plays a critical role in wound healing. Fibroblasts are the most common cells of connective tissue in animals. ==Background information== Fibroblasts and fibrocytes are two states of the same cells, the f...
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Fibroblast

A term applied to a cell of connective tissue that is separated from similar cells by some degree of
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