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OBO ID: GO:0030316
Term Name: osteoclast differentiation Search Ontology:
Synonyms:
  • osteoclast cell differentiation
Definition: The process in which a relatively unspecialized monocyte acquires the specialized features of an osteoclast. An osteoclast is a specialized phagocytic cell associated with the absorption and removal of the mineralized matrix of bone tissue. (2)
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Ontology: GO: Biological Process   QuickGO   AmiGO
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