Term: operculohyoid ligament osteoblast
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Name: operculohyoid ligament
Definition: Ligament that connects the anterior apex of the opercle to the posterior end of the ceratohyal. The ligament extends orthogonal and anterior to the opercle.
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0005885]
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]