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- noun biology Any
cell(etc) that generates a measurable responseto mechanical stimulation
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Their work suggested that these integrins-which transmit and receive mechanical forces via the cytoskeleton in other systems-may be the primary mechanotransducer in bone, resulting in intracellular signals two orders of magnitude greater than the strains of the bone itself.