from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A cartilage cell located in a lacuna of the cartilage matrix.

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  • noun A cell that makes up the tissue of cartilage


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  • Takle said, "Our results strongly indicate that temperature induced fast growth is severely affecting gene transcription in osteoblasts and chondrocyte bone cells, leading to a change in the tissue structure and composition". - latest science and technology news stories 2010

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  • Therefore, these genes appear to be down-regulated by PI3K during chondrocyte hypertrophy.

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