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A branched cell embedded in the matrix of bone tissue.
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(Biology) a mature bone cell
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os•te•o•cyte(ˈɒs ti əˌsaɪt)
a branching cell of the bone matrix.
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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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n. osteocito, célula ósea desarrollada.
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