Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A cartilage cell located in a lacuna of the cartilage matrix.

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  • noun A cell that makes up the tissue of cartilage

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Examples

  • Although in recent years, a process called Autologous chondrocyte implantation ACI has been developed.

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  • Cyclic loading opens hemichannels to release ATP as part of a chondrocyte mechanotransduction pathway.

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  • Endochondral ossification, the process through which long bones are formed, involves chondrocyte proliferation and hypertrophic differentiation in the cartilage growth plate.

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  • The main focus of this study was to identify targets of the PI3K pathway in chondrocyte differentiation.

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  • In addition, factor XIIIa has already been implicated in chondrocyte hypertrophy

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  • VackvSuG: Cartilage link protein (LP), chondrocyte phenotype and

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  • Takle said, "Our results strongly indicate that temperature induced fast growth is severely affecting gene transcription in osteoblasts and chondrocyte bone cells, leading to a change in the tissue structure and composition".

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  • Solomon LA, Berube NG, Beier F (2008) Transcriptional regulators of chondrocyte hypertrophy.

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  • NuQu is an injectable juvenile chondrocyte therapy for early intervention and restoration of disc function in patients suffering from discogenic back pain.

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  • Therefore, these genes appear to be down-regulated by PI3K during chondrocyte hypertrophy.

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