fibroblast


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fi·bro·blast

 (fī′brə-blăst′)
n.
A cell that gives rise to connective tissue.

fi′bro·blas′tic adj.

fibroblast

(ˈfaɪbrəʊˌblæst)
n
(Physiology) a cell in connective tissue that synthesizes collagen
ˌfibroˈblastic adj

fi•bro•blast

(ˈfaɪ brəˌblæst)

n.
a cell that contributes to the formation of connective tissue fibers.
[1875–80]
fi`bro•blas′tic, adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.fibroblast - a cell from which connective tissue develops
embryonic cell, formative cell - a cell of an embryo
Translations

fi·bro·blast

n. fibroblasto, células de soporte de las que proviene el tejido conectivo.
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