chondrocyte

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chon·dro·cyte

 (kŏn′drə-sīt′)
n.
A cartilage cell located in a lacuna of the cartilage matrix.
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The hypertrophic differentiation, particularly the final cell volume of hypertrophic chondrocytes has a vital contribution towards the overall growth plate height (Farnum et al.
As indicated above, hypertrophic chondrocytes also make an important contribution to bone formation.

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