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
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os·te·o·cyte

n. osteocito, célula ósea desarrollada.
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IGF-1, as a growth factor with high content in bone, plays an important role in regulating osteoclast proliferation and differentiation, osteocyte function, bone metabolism, etc.11 IGF-1 may be closely related to the generating process of osteoporosis.7 ET-1, as a vasoconstrictor peptide, is closely related to the proliferation of vascular endothelial cells.
As much as 3.2x[10.sup.4] cells/[cm.sup.2] were cultured in a 9.2cm dish with a Stempro[TM]Chondrocyte/ osteocyte differentiation medium (ThermoFisher Scientific).
(2008) Mechanical stimulation of bone in vivo reduces osteocyte expression of Sost/sclerostin.
Results: Osteocyte number decreased significantly (p<0.001) on the day 7 as compared to the cell count on day 5.
Bonewald, "The role of the osteocyte in bone and nonbone disease," Endocrinology and Metabolism Clinics of North America, vol.
Atkins, "Extracellular phosphate modulates the effect of 1[alpha], 25-dihydroxy vitamin D3 (1,25D) on osteocyte like cells," The Journal of Steroid Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, vol.
Previously the effects of iron on bone metabolism and osteocyte function have been observed18.
Early in CKD (stage 2), the osteocyte begins to produce increased levels of fibroblast growth factor 23 (FGF23), and by CKD stages 3a and 3b the levels are >1 000 times increased.
Osteocyte, osteoclast, osteoblast, fibroblast and newly formed vessel counts were calculated by Analysis 5 Research (Olympus Soft Imaging Solution, Munster, Germany) software.
Corticosteroid-induced osteonecrosis, which possesses the characteristic of decreasing bone formation, promoting osteoclastic resorption, impairing bone cell survival, and strengthening adipocytic differentiation, may be largely attributed to osteoblast and osteocyte apoptosis, rather than necrosis [24, 29, 30].