Share this entry

Share this page

chondrocyte

Saltos de línea: chon¦dro|cyte
Pronunciación: /ˈkɒndrə(ʊ)sʌɪt
 
/

Definición de chondrocyte en inglés:

sustantivo

Biology
A cell which has secreted the matrix of cartilage and become embedded in it.
Example sentences
  • Microscopic examination revealed nodules of hyaline cartilage with chondrocytes arranged in a clustering pattern.
  • It is essentially composed of a type II collagen sponge supported by water held in place by proteoglycans produced by the chondrocytes embedded in the matrix.
  • Epiphyseal cartilages showed huge chondrocytes, frequently with intracytoplasmic vacuoles.

Definición de chondrocyte en:

Share this entry

Share this page

 

¿Qué te llama la atención de esta palabra o frase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Obtenga más de Oxford Dictionaries

Suscribirse para eliminar anuncios y acceder a los recursos premium

Palabra del día tenebrous
Pronunciación: ˈtɛnɪbrəs
adjective
dark; shadowy or obscure