osteoclast activating factor


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os·te·o·clast ac·ti·vat·ing fac·tor

a lymphokine that stimulates bone resorption and inhibits bone-collagen synthesis.

os·te·o·clast ac·ti·vat·ing fac·tor

(os'tē-ō-klast ak'ti-vāt-ing fak'tŏr)
A lymphokine that stimulates bone resorption and inhibits bone-collagen synthesis.