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  • noun Plural form of myeloplax.


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  • Giant cells (myeloplaxes, osteoclasts), large, multinucleated, protoplasmic masses, are also to be found in both sorts of adult marrow, but more particularly in red marrow.

    II. Osteology. 2. Bone

  • The latter are similar to the giant cells (myeloplaxes) found in marrow, and they excavate passages through the new-formed bony layer by absorption, and pass through it into the calcified matrix (Fig. 80).

    II. Osteology. 2. Bone


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