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English definition of “fibroblast”

fibroblast

noun [C]     /ˈfaɪ.brə.blæst/ US  /ˈfɑɪ.brəˌblæst/ specialized
a cell that produces collagen (= an important protein in the body ): Exposure to sunlight inhibits the ability of fibroblasts to produce collagen .Substances and structures in the body
(Definition of fibroblast noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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