Chondroclast | Article about chondroclast by The Free Dictionary
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A cell that absorbs cartilage.
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Tartrate-resistant acid phosphatase (TRAP) is a marker used to evaluate how cells participate in the resorption of the cartilage matrix or mineralized bone matrix , highly expressed in polynucleated osteoclasts and chondroclasts
Cartilage-creating cells form the antler tip but then quickly are destroyed by special cells (chondroclasts
and endothelial cells collaborate in the process of cartilage resorption.