chondrocyte

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chondrocyte

[′kän·drō‚sīt]
(histology)
A cartilage cell.
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MMP-9 (gelatinase B), similar to MMP-1, is most active during embryonic development, being essential to angiogenesis in the growth plate and apoptosis of hypertrophic chondrocytes in utero [16].
Expression of interstitial collagenase during skeletal development of the mouse is restricted to osteoblast-like cells and hypertrophic chondrocytes," Cell Growth & Differentiation, vol.
The hypertrophic differentiation, particularly the final cell volume of hypertrophic chondrocytes has a vital contribution towards the overall growth plate height (Farnum et al.

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