Definitions for fibroblastˈfaɪ brəˌblæst
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a cell that contributes to the formation of connective tissue fibers.
Category: Cell Biology
Origin of fibroblast:
a cell from which connective tissue develops
a cell found in connective tissue that produces fibers, such as collagen
A fibroblast is a type of cell that synthesizes the extracellular matrix and collagen, the structural framework for animal tissues, and plays a critical role in wound healing. Fibroblasts are the most common cells of connective tissue in animals.
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