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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.
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Within two weeks, cells bearing the features of cartilage cells were created, according to the study.
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The researchers said the iPS cells they created generated a range of cells, including neural, muscle and cartilage cells.
Stemcells fromMsCastillo's own bone marrow were then grown and multiplied and treated with "growth factor" chemicals to turn them into cartilage cells called chondrocytes.
The cells were then changed into heart, brain, muscle, fat and cartilage cells by one team using proven methods for growing tissue from embryonic cells.
Some of Shivaun's cartilage cells were harvested during a biopsy and sent to a laboratory in Austria, where scientists used a medical version of scaffolding, which is made of collagen, to grow a new piece of three-dimensional cartilage to fit the length, breadth and depth of the injury.
Cartilage cells added to the nanofiber scaffolds multiplied and produced new collagen.
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