osteoblast definition

  • noun:
    • A cell from which bone tissue develops; a bone-forming mobile.
    • A mononucleate cell from which bone develops.
    • one of several protoplasmic cells which occur in the osteogenetic level associated with periosteum, and from or just around that the matrix regarding the bone tissue is developed; an osteoplast.
    • A cell concerned in formation of bone.
    • a cell where bone tissue develops

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