fibrocyte

noun

fi·​bro·​cyte ˈfīb-rə-ˌsīt How to pronounce fibrocyte (audio) ˈfib- How to pronounce fibrocyte (audio)
: fibroblast
specifically : a spindle-shaped cell of fibrous tissue
fibrocytic adjective

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“Fibrocyte.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/fibrocyte. Accessed 13 Apr. 2024.

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