osteoblast


os·te·o·blast

noun \ˈäs-tē-ə-ˌblast\

Definition of OSTEOBLAST

:  a bone-forming cell
os·te·o·blas·tic \ˌäs-tē-ə-ˈblas-tik\ adjective

Origin of OSTEOBLAST

International Scientific Vocabulary
First Known Use: 1875

os·teo·blast

noun \ˈäs-tē-ə-ˌblast\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of OSTEOBLAST

: a bone-forming cell

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