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What are chondrocytes?

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What are chondrocytes?

The Skeletal System:

Our skeletal system is designed to support and provide structure to the body. The skeletal system is made of our bones, cartilage and joints. Several cells are important to the process of maintaining our skeletal system including osteocytes and chondrocytes.

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Chondrocytes are cells that produce cartilage. Chondrocytes float in spaces called lacunae in places in our body that need cartilage and secrete a...

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Chondrocytes: Definition & Function

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