Where are chondrocytes and osteocytes located?

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Where are chondrocytes and osteocytes located?

Cells of the Skeletal System:

Our skeletal system contains all of our bones, joints and cartilage. It's main function is to provide structure and support for the body. There are two main types of cells in the skeletal system, chondrocytes and osteocytes.

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Chondrocytes are located in the cartilage of the body and osteocytes are located in the bone. Chondrocytes reside in tiny pockets called lacunae that...

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Chondrocytes: Definition & Function

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