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English → Indonesian (Kamus Landak)
English → English (WordNet)
n : cell that functions in the breakdown and resorption of bone
English → English (gcide)
osteoclast \os"te*o*clast\, n. [Osteo- + Gr. kla^n to break.]
1. (Physiol.) Same as myeloplax, a large multinucleate cell
within the bone, which functions in the absroption and
removal of bone tissue.
[1913 Webster +PJC]
Note: The osteoclasts occur usually in pits or cavities which
they appear to have excavated, and are supposed to be
concerned in the absorption of the bone matrix.
2. An instrument for performing osteoclasis.