a cell that contributes to the formation of connective tissue fibers.
- fi·bro·blas·tic, adjective
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How to use fibroblast in a sentence
First, the researchers covered the finger in a blend of collagen and fibroblasts.This robotic finger is covered in living human skin | Maria Temming | June 27, 2022 | Science News For Students
This coating was then allowed to develop, during which time the fibroblasts spread throughout the collagen and caused the gel to shrink.Scientists Used Human Cells to Make Self-Healing ‘Living Skin’ for Robots | Edd Gent | June 13, 2022 | Singularity Hub
If they mimic signature proteins on an activated fibroblast ready to do some damage, you get a solution for heart failure.
Angry CAR-Ts that roam around the body for months targeting fibroblasts are a dangerous overkill.
This Jekyll-and-Hyde nature of heart fibroblasts are exactly why normal CAR-T therapy likely wouldn’t work.
British Dictionary definitions for fibroblast
a cell in connective tissue that synthesizes collagen
- fibroblastic, adjective
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