Definition of Bone-forming cell

1. Noun. A cell from which bone develops.

Exact synonyms: Osteoblast
Generic synonyms: Embryonic Cell, Formative Cell



Lexicographical Neighbors of Bone-forming Cell

bonduc nut
bonduc tree
bonducs
bondwoman
bondwomen
bone-ash cup
bone-chilling
bone-covered
bone-crunching
bone-dry
bone-dry(a)
bone-eating snot flower worm
bone-fire
bone-fires
bone-forming cell (current term)
bone-headed dinosaur
bone-idle
bone-lazy
bone-marrow
bone-meal
bone-salt
bone-shaker
bone-shakers
bone-shaking
bone: gallium imaging
bone Gla protein
bone abscess
bone ache
bone age

Literary usage of Bone-forming cell

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

1. The Germ-plasm: A Theory of Heredity by August Weismann (1893)
"... namely, the bones, and assume for the sake of simplicity that only a single bone-forming cell is present in the first rudiment of the limb. ..."

2. The Newer Knowledge of Nutrition: The Use of Food for the Preservation of by Elmer Verner McCollum (1922)
"The cartilage cell is freed to degenerate or to become an osteoblast or bone-forming cell. Large numbers of osteoblasts follow the blood-vessel sprouts into ..."

3. Osteoporosis Research, Education and Health Promotion (1993)
"The target of active vitamin D in bone has been shown to be the osteoblast, or bone-forming cell. Although active vitamin D stimulates bone resorption by ..."

4. Essentials of Biology Presented in Problems: By George William Hunter by George William Hunter (1911)
"Diagrams of sections of cells, greatly magnified, c, flat cell (epithelium) from mouth ; c, columnar epithelium from food tube ; 6, bone-forming cell ; I, ..."

5. Biology: An Introductory Study for Use in Colleges by Herbert William Conn (1912)
"Turning to bone. osteoblast (Gr. osteon = a bone + Wastes = a sprout).— A bone-forming cell. otic.— Pertaining to the ear, 180. otocyst (Gr. ous = the ..."

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