fibroblast defined in 1951 yearfibroblast - fibroblast (FIBROCYTE);
fibroblast - Kind of cell of irregular, branching shape, found distributed throughout vertebrate connective tissue. Function is apparently to form and maintain the extracellular collagen and mucopolysaccharide of this tissue. Similar shaped cell occurs in many invertebrates, possibly of same function.
near fibroblast in Knolik
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