Medical Dictionary


noun fi·bro·blast \ˈfīb-rə-ˌblast also ˈfib-\

Medical Definition of FIBROBLAST

:  a connective-tissue cell of mesenchymal origin that secretes proteins and especially molecular collagen from which the extracellular fibrillar matrix of connective tissue forms
fi·bro·blas·tic \ˌfīb-rə-ˈblas-tik, ˌfib-\ adjective
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