fibrocyte

noun
fi·​bro·​cyte | \ ˈfīb-rə-ˌsīt How to pronounce fibrocyte (audio) , ˈfib- How to pronounce fibrocyte (audio) \

Medical Definition of fibrocyte

: fibroblast specifically : a spindle-shaped cell of fibrous tissue

Other Words from fibrocyte

fibrocytic \ ˌfīb-​rə-​ˈsit-​ik How to pronounce fibrocyte (audio) , ˌfib-​ How to pronounce fibrocyte (audio) \ adjective

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“Fibrocyte.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/fibrocyte. Accessed 12 Aug. 2022.

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