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os·te·o·blast

 (ŏs′tē-ə-blăst′)
n.
A cell from which bone develops; a bone-forming cell.

os′te·o·blas′tic adj.

osteoblast

(ˈɒstɪəʊˌblæst)
n
(Physiology) a bone-forming cell
ˌosteoˈblastic adj

os•te•o•blast

(ˈɒs ti əˌblæst)

n.
a bone-forming cell.
[1870–75]
os`te•o•blas′tic, adj.

os·te·o·blast

(ŏs′tē-ə-blăst′)
A cell that produces the collagen needed for the development of new bone. As new bone grows and hardens, osteoblasts become embedded in the bone matrix. Once embedded, they are no longer able to secrete collagen and are called osteocytes.
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Noun1.osteoblast - a cell from which bone develops
embryonic cell, formative cell - a cell of an embryo
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os·te·o·blast

n. osteoblasto, célula desarrollada aisladamente en una lacuna de la sustancia ósea.
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aureus induced I[kappa]B degradation and NF-[kappa]B activation in human osteoblasts in a dose-dependent manner to determine the effect of the infectious dose on I[kappa]B degradation, human osteoblats were infected with S.
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