osteocyte

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os·te·o·cyte

 (ŏs′tē-ə-sīt′)
n.
A branched cell embedded in the matrix of bone tissue.

osteocyte

(ˈɒstɪəʊˌsaɪt)
n
(Biology) a mature bone cell

os•te•o•cyte

(ˈɒs ti əˌsaɪt)

n.
a branching cell of the bone matrix.

os·te·o·cyte

(ŏs′tē-ə-sīt′)
A cell with branching parts that is embedded in the matrix of bone. Osteocytes, which are derived from osteoblasts, regulate the metabolism of bone tissue.
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Noun1.osteocyte - mature bone cell
bone cell - a cell that is part of a bone
Translations
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os·te·o·cyte

n. osteocito, célula ósea desarrollada.
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According to the group, "once the artificial bone is implanted, the human bone corpuscle grows and "scrambles" into the man-made biological structure.