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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fahy-bruh-blast]
    • /ˈfaɪ brəˌblæst/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fahy-bruh-blast]
    • /ˈfaɪ brəˌblæst/

Definitions of fibroblast word

  • noun fibroblast a cell that contributes to the formation of connective tissue fibers. 1
  • noun fibroblast A cell in connective tissue that produces collagen and other fibers. 1
  • noun fibroblast a cell in connective tissue that synthesizes collagen 0
  • noun fibroblast a large, flat, oval cell found in connective tissue and responsible for the formation of fibers 0
  • noun fibroblast a cell found in connective tissue that produces fibers, such as collagen. 0

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Origin of fibroblast

First appearance:

before 1875
One of the 25% newest English words
First recorded in 1875-80; fibro- + -blast

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Parts of speech for Fibroblast


fibroblast popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 66% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
This word is included in each student's vocabulary. Most likely there is at least one movie with this word in the title.

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