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How to use sustentacular in a sentence
Molecular signals indicating that the ACE2 protein was going to be made were found in nose support cells, including sustentacular cells, the researchers found.The way the coronavirus messes with smell hints at how it affects the brain | Laura Sanders | June 12, 2020 | Science News
Increase in size following emergence from hibernation may be due in part to proliferation of the sustentacular cytoplasm.
The sustentacular cytoplasm has a less compact arrangement in late May than in April.
Sperm are present in small groups within the sustentacular cytoplasm, but ordinarily are absent in the lumina.
The lumina are filled with cellular detritus and are no longer bordered by a clear ring of sustentacular cytoplasm.
British Dictionary definitions for sustentacular
anatomy (of fibres, cells, etc) supporting or forming a support
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