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chondroblast

 [kon´dro-blast]
an immature cartilage-producing cell.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

chon·dro·blast

(kon'drō-blast),
A dividing cell of growing cartilage tissue.
Synonym(s): chondroplast
[chondro- + G. blastos, germ]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

chon·dro·blast

(kon'drō-blast)
A dividing cell of growing cartilage tissue.
Synonym(s): chondroplast.
[chondro- + G. blastos, germ]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

chondroblast

a cell which gives rise to CARTILAGE.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005
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The presence of chondroblasts and hyaline matrix with or without focal calcification will differentiate chondroblastoma from benign giant-cell tumours.
Annacontini et al., "Adipose-derived mesenchymal stromal (stem) cells differentiate to osteoblast and chondroblast lineages upon incubation with conditioned media from dental pulp stem cell-derived osteoblasts and auricle cartilage chondrocytes," Journal of Biological Regulators and Homeostatic Agents, vol.
In the experimental group, at 4 weeks after of ASC injection, typical cartilaginous features with chondrocytes, chondroblasts, and cartilage-specific extracellular matrix (ECM) deposition were shown.
Characterization consisted of differentiation in adipocytes, chondroblasts and osteoblasts, using a protocol already established in the laboratory (9).
Finally, the fourth calcified layer is the deepest and is formed by chondroblasts, chondrocytes and osteoblasts distributed throughout the articular cartilage.
(3) Chondroblastoma is typically seen in an epiphyseal location and is characterized histologically by the proliferation of immature chondrocytes (chondroblasts) along with other secondary elements, such as mature cartilage, giant cells, calcification, and occasionally, aneurysmal bone cyst formation.
Mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) are multipotent stromal cells in connective tissues capable of differentiating into a variety of specialized and functional cells, including osteoblasts, chondroblasts, myocytes, and adipocytes.
From the histopathological point of view, the findings can be variable and may exist from mature forms with hyaline cartilage arranged in lobes (some with fibrosis, ossification, or myxoid areas) to immature forms with preponderance of chondroblasts [10].
Jin, "MicroRNA-9 regulates survival of chondroblasts and cartilage integrity by targeting protogenin," Cell Communication and Signaling, vol.
In this process, EV from chondroblasts and osteoblasts collected inorganic phosphate and calcium from the ECM, followed by mineralization in the lumen to form hydroxyapatite crystals.