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  • adj. of, or relating to a fibroblast

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Giving rise to fibrous or connective tissue, as a cell; of the nature of or pertaining to fibroblasts.


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  • She had what is known as a mild fibroblastic tumor.

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  • As well as it speeds up bone repair as it works with the stimulation which is offered by the fibroblastic and osteoblastic - Articles related to Won, rupee fall most among Asian currencies

  • One of the most important breakthroughs is the identification of fibroblastic growth factor 23 (FGF23) and its role as a key regulator of phosphate and 1,25-dihydroxyvitamin D metabolism.

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  • The TAF population differs from a normal fibroblastic phenotype because of its rich source of tumor-growth-promoting factors, pro-angiogenic factors and expression of myofibroblastic characteristics.

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  • We indicate the neovascular, fibroblastic, pericytic, and matrix remodeling nature of the TAF as well as the overall contribution of the TAF to the leading edge stromal component of the tumor microenvironment.

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  • (MSC), like other bone marrow-resident cells, have the capacity to differentiate within the tumor microenvironment into fibroblastic-like cells that have been variably referred to as; myofibroblasts, tumor-associated (myo) fibroblasts (TAF), carcinoma-associated fibroblasts

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  • The first characteristic requires expression of two fibroblastic markers: FAP, which is expressed on MSC and fibroblasts

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  • Our data suggest the involvement of the MSC as a component of tumor associated fibrovascular networks-this includes the pericytic population that contributes to the microvessel involved in the neovacularization as well as the fibroblastic population that contributes to matrix remodeling and tumor growth.

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  • Alizarin red-positive colonies were counted as osteoblastic colony-forming units (CFU-Ob), and the rest were considered fibroblastic CFU (CFU-F).

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  • Moreover, cells kept the morphological feature of adherent fibroblastic cells, suggesting that preadipocyte differentiation process did not occur in the absence of LRP1.

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