Fibroblastic



[fahy-bruh-blast] /ˈfaɪ brəˌblæst/

noun, Cell Biology.
1.
a cell that contributes to the formation of connective tissue fibers.
/ˈfaɪbrəʊˌblæst/
noun
1.
a cell in connective tissue that synthesizes collagen

fibroblast fi·bro·blast (fī’brə-blāst’)
n.
A stellate or spindle-shaped cell with cytoplasmic processes present in connective tissue, capable of forming collagen fibers.
fi’bro·blas’tic adj.

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