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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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The best-studied is TGF-beta, which is good at jump-starting a stem cell to act like a chondrocyte and produce cartilage, Sandy says.
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After two weeks of growth, the treated cells looked and acted like normal chondrocytes when compared to the untreated cells," Guilak said.
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Of those four segments, the markets for autologous chondrocyte implantations and bone morphogenetic proteins have become monopolies.
Earlier on his to chemical study we have identified significant differences in chondrocytes of bones in rats whose mothers were exposed to lead intoxication compared with the control group of animals [10].
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