collagenoblast

collagenoblast

 [kŏ-laj´ĕ-no-blast″]
a cell arising from a fibroblast and which, as it matures, is associated with collagen production; it may also form cartilage and bone by metaplasia.

collagenoblast

/col·lag·e·no·blast/ (kah-laj´ĕ-no-blast″) a cell arising from a fibroblast and which, as it matures, is associated with collagen production; it may also form cartilage and bone by metaplasia.

collagenoblast

[kəlaj′ənōblast′]
Etymology: Gk, kolla + genein + blastos, germ
a cell that differentiates from a fibroblast and functions in the formation of collagen. It can also transform into cartilage and bone tissue by metaplasia.

collagenoblast

a type of FIBROBLAST giving rise to COLLAGEN.

collagenoblast

a cell arising from a fibroblast and which, as it matures, is associated with collagen production; it may also form cartilage and bone by metaplasia.
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