fibrocyte


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fibrocyte

(ˈfaɪbrəˌsaɪt)
n
an inactive fibroblast
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67) After 28 days of inclusion, 37 patients (30%) died with BAL fibrocyte percentages greater than 6%, identifying patients at highest risk of an adverse outcome.
10,11] The contributions of hyperglycemia, insulin resistance, and hyperlipidemia could influence outer hair cell damage or other cochlear pathologies such as stria vascularis or fibrocyte damage, as a result of metabolic alterations.
Aging promotes pro-fibrotic matrix production and increases fibrocyte recruitment during acute lung injury," Advances in Bioscience and Biotechnology, vol.
The intima responds to local blood flow and changes of vascular wall tension through hyperplasia and fibrocyte hypertrophy.
3 The disc is an avascular structure composed of an extra cellular matrix embedded with chondrocytes and fibrocyte like cells.
4,5] Previous studies have demonstrated that BOO causes smooth muscle hypertrophy, fibrocyte hyperplasia and collagen deposition in the bladder wall.
Deafness and cochlear fibrocyte alterations in mice deficient for the inner ear protein otospiralin.
sup][23] This novel insight into the pathogenesis of cardiac fibrosis suggests that circulating fibrocyte may be a potential target for treatment of cardiac fibrosis.
The proposed cellular basis for NSF is the circulating fibrocyte (CF), which is a bone-marrow-derived, bloodborne, collagen-producing cell that normally provides a hematogenous source of connective tissue cells (fibroblasts, myofibroblasts) for reparative processes.
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