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Lacuna

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

Chondrocyte

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

Cartilage cell

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

Hyaline cartilage

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

Osteocyte

Osteocyte Definition The osteocyte is a mature bone cell. Other bone cell types are osteoprogenitor cells, osteoblasts, and... Read More