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A cell of osseous tissue that occupies a lacuna and has cytoplasmic processes that extend into canaliculi and make contact by means of gap junctions with the processes of other osteocytes.
[osteo- + G. kytos, cell]
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An osteoblast, osteoclast, or osteocyte.
See also: cell
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