osteocyte


os·te·o·cyte

noun \ˈäs-tē-ə-ˌsīt\

Definition of OSTEOCYTE

:  a cell that is characteristic of adult bone and is isolated in a lacuna of the bone substance

First Known Use of OSTEOCYTE

1942

os·teo·cyte

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

Medical Definition of OSTEOCYTE

: a cell that is characteristic of adult bone and is isolated in a lacuna of the bone substance

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