chondroblast


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chondroblast

 [kon´dro-blast]
an immature cartilage-producing cell.

chon·dro·blast

(kon'drō-blast),
A dividing cell of growing cartilage tissue.
Synonym(s): chondroplast
[chondro- + G. blastos, germ]

chondroblast

/chon·dro·blast/ (kon´dro-blast) an immature cartilage-producing cell.

chondroblast

[kon′drōblast]
Etymology: Gk, chondros + blastos, germ
any one of the cells that develop from the mesenchyma and form cartilage. Chondroblasts play an important role in endochondrial ossification and especially in longitudinal bone growth. Formerly called chondroplast.

chon·dro·blast

(kon'drō-blast)
A dividing cell of growing cartilage tissue.
Synonym(s): chondroplast.
[chondro- + G. blastos, germ]

chondroblast

a cell which gives rise to CARTILAGE.

chondroblast

cartilage-forming cell

chondroblast

an immature cartilage-producing cell.
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Thus, the idea of complementary, live biomaterials being used to give rise to osteoblasts or chondroblasts was introduced.
Microscopically the individual tumour cells have small hyperchromatic nuclei with a small rim of eosinophilic cytoplasm which show the features of chondroblasts.
All types, except for chondroblasts and or osteocytes, were observed in CC, whereas all of them were seen in CTM.
Mesenchymal stem cells are multipotent cells that grow as adherent cells in culture and differentiate into osteoblasts, myoblasts, chondroblasts, and adipocytes in vitro and in vivo.
Areas of epithelioid differentiation, typically with more closely packed chondroblasts with eosinophilic cytoplasm, may be mistaken for metastatic breast or lung carcinoma, the 2 lesions that most frequently metastasize to the temporal bone.