chondrocyte


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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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alpha]-Melanocyte-stimulating hormone ([alpha]-MSH) modulates human chondrocyte activation induced by proinflammatory cytokines.
One goal of the study was to determine how crosslinking and pH variations affect the cell viability of chondrocytes and the mechanics, gelation kinetics and printability of collagen bioinks.
Evidence linking chondrocyte lipid peroxidation to cartilage matrix protein degradation.
This results in increased expression of TNF-[alpha], which further potentiates inflammatory events already in play [53] and initiates chondrocyte expression of MMP-1 [54], MMP-2 [55] and MMP-13 [56].
Trattnig, "Magnetic resonance observation of cartilage repair tissue (MOCART) forthe evaluation of autologous chondrocyte transplantation: determination of interobserver variability and correlation to clinical outcome after 2 years, " European Journal of Radiology, vol.
In the nonimmobilized subgroup, the chondrocyte apoptosis ratio on the therapy side was (35.
We evidenced reduced chondrocyte nuclei, with hardly any lacunae present, surrounded by generous cartilaginous matrix with fibers (Figure 7).
We hypothesize that reduction of environmental temperature to 23[degrees]C and 4[degrees]C, inducing hypothermia, during treatment with local anesthetics would decrease chondrocyte death when compared to chondrocytes treated under normal physiological temperatures (37[degrees]C).