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.
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).