Term: chondroblast extracellular matrix
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Name: chondroblast
Synonyms: chondroblasts
Definition: Skeletogenic cell that is typically non-terminally differentiated, secretes an avascular, GAG rich matrix; is not buried in cartilage tissue matrix, retains the ability to divide, located adjacent to cartilage tissue (including within the perichondrium).
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0009027]
Name: extracellular matrix
Synonyms: matrisome, proteinaceous extracellular matrix
Definition: A structure lying external to one or more cells, which provides structural support, biochemical or biomechanical cues for cells or tissues.
Ontology: GO: Cellular Component [GO:0031012]   QuickGO   AmiGO