Osteoplast Os"te*o*plast, n. [Osteo- + Gr. pla`ssein to form.] (Anat.) An osteoblast. [1913 Webster]

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  • osteoplast — OSTEOPLÁST s. n. cavitate a substanţei fundamentale a osului, care închide celula osoasă derivată din osteoblast. (< fr. ostéoplaste) Trimis de raduborza, 15.09.2007. Sursa: MDN …   Dicționar Român

  • osteoplast — SYN: osteoblast. [osteo + G. plastos, formed] * * * os·teo·plast (osґte o plast) [osteo + plast] osteoblast …   Medical dictionary

  • osteoplast — os·te·o·plast …   English syllables

  • osteoplast — ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˌplast noun ( s) Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary oste + plast : osteoblast …   Useful english dictionary

  • osteoplastic — | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷|plastik adjective Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary osteoplasty + ic 1. : of, relating to, or being osteoplasty an osteoplastic operation 2. [International Scientific Vocabulary osteoplast + ic] …   Useful english dictionary

  • Osteoblast — Os te*o*blast, n. [Osteo + blast.] (Anat.) One of the protoplasmic cells which occur in the osteogenetic layer of the periosteum, and from or around which the matrix of the bone is developed; an osteoplast. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • osteoblast — A bone forming cell that is derived from mesenchymal osteoprognitor cells and forms an osseous matrix in which it becomes enclosed as an osteocyte. SYN: osteoplast. [osteo + G. blastos, germ] * * * os·teo·blast äs tē ə .blast n a bone forming… …   Medical dictionary

  • organic matter — (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) The animate world Nouns 1. organic matter, organization, organized nature or world, animated or living nature, living beings; biogenesis, evolution, microevolution, natural selection; genetic engineering,… …   English dictionary for students

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