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chondrocyte

 [kon´dro-sīt]
one of the cells embedded in the lacunae of the cartilage matrix. adj., adj chondrocyt´ic.

chon·dro·cyte

(kon'drō-sīt),
A cartilage cell that occupies a lacuna within the cartilage matrix.
Synonym(s): cartilage cell
[chondro- + G. kytos, a hollow (cell)]

chondrocyte

/chon·dro·cyte/ (kon´dro-sīt) one of the cells embedded in the lacunae of the cartilage matrix.chondrocyt´ic

chondrocyte

(kŏn′drə-sīt′)
n.
A cartilage cell located in a lacuna of the cartilage matrix.

chondrocyte

[kon′drəsīt]
Etymology: Gk, chondros + kytos, cell
any one of the polymorphic cells that form the cartilage of the body. Each contains a nucleus, a relatively large amount of clear cytoplasm, and the common organelles. chondrocytic, adj.

chon·dro·cyte

(kon'drō-sīt)
A nondividing cartilage cell; occupies a lacuna within the cartilage matrix.
[chondro- + G. kytos, a hollow (cell)]

chondrocyte

a mature cartilage cell embedded in a lacuna within the cartilage matrix.