a cell found in bone in any of its functional states; an osteoblast, osteoclast, or osteocyte.
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How to use bone cell in a sentence
While on board, she conducted scientific experiments exploring weightlessness, motion sickness, and bone cells.
A bone-cell cannot receive an impression, nor originate an idea, any more than a brain-cell can secrete bile.Embryology | Gerald R. Leighton
But the use of alcoholic liquors produces a similar effect, hindering bone cell-growth and preventing full development.A Practical Physiology | Albert F. Blaisdell