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myofibroblast

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noun myo·fi·bro·blast \-ˈfīb-rə-ˌblast, -ˈfib-\

Medical Definition of myofibroblast

  1. :  a fibroblast that has developed some of the functional and structural characteristics (as the presence of myofilaments) of smooth muscle cells


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