Definition of “fibroblast” - English Dictionary

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“fibroblast” in British English

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fibroblastnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈfaɪ.brə.blæst/ us /ˈfaɪ.brəˌblæst/ specialized

a cell that produces collagen (= an important protein in the body):

Exposure to sunlight inhibits the ability of fibroblasts to produce collagen.

(Definition of “fibroblast” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)