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bone cell

noun, Biology
a cell found in bone in any of its functional states; an osteoblast, osteoclast, or osteocyte.
Origin of bone cell
1830-40 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • A bone-cell cannot receive an impression, nor originate an idea, any more than a brain-cell can secrete bile.

    Embryology Gerald R. Leighton

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