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But by secreting these inhibitory proteins, the fibroblasts actually induce a repair mechanism that encourages the nerve cells to grow.
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Origin and Etymology of fibroblast
International Scientific Vocabulary
First Known Use: 1876See Words from the same year
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
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