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Search Results for: chondrocyte

Chondrocyte

Definition noun, plural: chondrocytes A cell occupying a lacuna in the extracellular matrix of the cartilage Supplement The... Read More

Cartilage

Definition noun A type of connective tissue that is firm and flexible and having an extracellular matrix comprised mainly of... Read More

Hyaline cartilage

Hyaline Cartilage Definition Before we define hyaline cartilage, let us understand what cartilage is. What is cartilage? Is... Read More

Cartilage cell

Definition noun, plural: cartilage cells (histology) A differentiated cell embedded in the extracellular matrix,... Read More

Chondroblast

There are two forms of cells in cartilage: chondroblasts and chondrocytes. The chondroblasts are cells that secrete the... Read More

Lacuna

Definition of Lacuna What is lacuna? The word "lacuna" (noun, plural: lacunae) is derived from the Latin word- 'lacus',... Read More

Fibrocartilage

Definition noun A type of cartilage that has a fibrous matrix and approaching fibrous connective tissue in... Read More