Definitions

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  • n. An inactive connective tissue cell that is capable of forming collagen

Etymologies

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From fibro- + -cyte

Examples

  • Using this system, the investigators examined whether direct administration of stem cells into the inner ear could restore the cochlear fibrocyte population and aid hearing recovery.

    Stem Cells Enhance Hearing Recovery | Impact Lab

  • Once the fibroblast is fully mature, displayed by being completely surrounded by the matrix, it is called a fibrocyte.

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  • Ph. D., of the University of Michigan Kellogg Eye Center led the research team that discovered the fibrocyte link to Graves 'eye disease.

    Newswise: Latest News

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