Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In histology, one of the stellate cells which produce bone; an osteoblast.

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  • Jemison's background was in medical research and engineering, and conducted a bone-cell experiment during the mission.

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  • Each lacuna is occupied during life by a branched cell, termed a bone-cell or bone-corpuscle, the processes from which extend into the canaliculi (Fig. 76).

    II. Osteology. 2. Bone

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