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Search Results for: hyaluronic acid

Hyaluronic acid

Definition noun A linear mucopolysaccharide that is a major component of tissues, such as connective, epithelial and neural... Read More

Synovial fluid

Definition noun A clear, viscid fluid in the synovial joints and secreted by the membrane that lines the... Read More

Hyaline cartilage

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

Chondroblast

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

Pentapeptide

Definition noun, plural: pentapeptides A peptide containing five amino acids Supplement Peptides are biomolecules that are... Read More

Streptococcus

Definition noun, plural: streptococci (1) A genus of bacteria characterized by being coccus, Gram-positive, and occurring in... Read More

Erythrogenic toxin

Erythrogenic toxin (Science: protein) toxin produced by strains of streptococcus pyogenes responsible for scarlet fever.... Read More

Floater

Definition noun, plural: floaters (ophthalmology) One or more spots or threadlike specks that seem to float or move in one's... Read More

Chondrocyte

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

Vitreous humor

Definition noun The clear, gel-like body fluid in the vitreous chamber, i.e. the posterior cavity between the lens and the... Read More