osteocyte


os·teo·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

Illustration of OSTEOCYTE

Seen & Heard

What made you want to look up osteocyte? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Get Our Free Apps
Voice Search, Favorites,
Word of the Day, and More
Join Us on FB & Twitter
Get the Word of the Day and More