Definition of Bone cell

1. Noun. A cell that is part of a bone.

Group relationships: Bone, Os
Generic synonyms: Somatic Cell, Vegetative Cell
Specialized synonyms: Megakaryocyte, Osteoclast, Osteocyte

Medical Definition of Bone cell

1. Osteoblast that is embedded in bony tissue and which is relatively inactive. This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bone Cell

bone: gallium imaging
bone Gla protein
bone abscess
bone ache
bone age
bone architecture
bone ash
bone banks
bone black
bone block
bone canaliculus
bone cancer
bone cell (current term)
bone cements
bone char
bone charcoal
bone china
bone conduction
bone corpuscle
bone cyst
bone cysts
bone demineralization technique
bone density
bone development
bone dry
bone dry(p)
bone dry unit

Literary usage of Bone cell

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1916)
"Whether the lacunar space occupied by the wornout bone cell is to be occupied by the new bone cell is not known, although after taking into consideration ..."

2. Osteoporosis Research, Education and Health Promotion (1993)
"Influence of Mechanical Loads on bone cell Function The general form of each bone, its attachments, and its anatomical relationships are all genetically ..."

3. The Principles of Pathologic Histology by Frank Burr Mallory (1914)
"If a fibroblast has turned into a cartilage cell it is rarely or never converted into a bone cell. Instead, the cartilage cell degenerates and disappears ..."

4. The Microscopic Anatomy of the Human Body, in Health and Disease by Arthur Hill Hassall, Henry Vanarsdale (1852)
"From the margins of each bone cell proceed a number of branched canals, which, ... The size of the bone cell throughout the whole of osseous vertebrate ..."

5. A Manual of Dental Anatomy, Human and Comparative by Charles Sissmore Tomes (1890)
"The bone- cell and the space in which it lies become branched. For a row of osteoblasts we then find a row of oblong or round territories, each composed of ..."

6. Elements of Histology by Edward Klein (1884)
"In the bone matrix, each lacuna contains also a nucleated protoplasmic cell, called the bone cell, which, however, does not fill it completely. ..."

7. The Microscope and Microscopical Technology: A Textbook for Physicians and by Heinrich Frey (1880)
"... bone-cell ; /. an opened cartilage capsule with an embedded bone-cell ; g, t partially filled cavity, externally with ..."

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