Term: ceratohyal cartilage osteoblast
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Name: ceratohyal cartilage
Definition: Pharyngeal arch cartilage that is bilaterally paired and the largest cartilaginous component of the ventral hyoid arch.
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0001400]
Name: osteoblast
Synonyms: osteoblasts
Definition: A bone-forming cell which secretes an extracellular matrix. Hydroxyapatite crystals are then deposited into the matrix to form bone.
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0009031]