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Term: cranium osteoblast
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: cranium
Synonyms: cranial skeleton
Definition: Skeletal system that is part of the head, including the splanchnocranium, chondrocranium, and dermatocranium.
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0000737]
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]