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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.
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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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Our previous data suggest that these site-specific functional differences of LNs can be attributed to fibroblastic reticular stromal cells (FRCs), and the high Treg-inducing capacity of mLN can be imprinted in LN stromal cells by commensal microbiota.
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6) Microscopically, it appears as a spindle cell lesion composed of a proliferation of fibroblastic and myofibroblastic cells; sometimes the cells are closely packed, but usually they are loosely packed with surrounding myxoid or collagenous stroma.
Mice getting fibroblastic reticular cells were much more likely than others to survive sepsis--a finding that brightens prospects for developing an effective treatment for the condition.
The isolated cells demonstrated fibroblastic morphology which when confluent appeared as spindle shaped cells (Fig.
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Vessels with fibroblastic cells submerge in these lacunae and then fibroblastic cells replace the bone.
Several growth factors, including basic fibroblastic growth factor, platelet-derived growth factor and nerve growth factor, and vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF), have been implicated as effective mediators of angiogenesis.
While these hormones are from the same family, our findings suggest that any change in compound will significantly change the fibroblastic composition of the tissue capsule surrounding the implant.
Matured osteoblasts showed a fibroblastic morphology, with many projections after completely growth.
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