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English definition of “fibroblast”


noun [C] uk   /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
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