chondroclast


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chondroclast

[′kän·drō‚klast]
(histology)
A cell that absorbs cartilage.
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Chondroclasts and endothelial cells collaborate in the process of cartilage resorption.
5, using a lead-salt method, was found to be localized in cartilage and bone matrices, osteoclasts, and chondroclasts.