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Term: neural arch osteoclast
Note: This page represents a term created by the combination ("post-composition") of two ontology terms. For more information on the individual terms, click the hyperlinked name.
Name: neural arch
Synonyms: dorsal arcocentrum
Definition: A neural arch encloses the neural canal and typically meets its partner to form a neural spine. The neural arch can be a replacement ossification of the basidorsal cartilage or can form directly in membrane bone.
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0001066]
Name: osteoclast
Synonyms: chondroclast
Definition: A specialized phagocytic cell associated with the absorption and removal of the mineralized matrix of bone tissue, which typically differentiates from monocytes.
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0009047]