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n.1. a large multinucleate cell that resorbs calcified bone. Osteoclasts are only found when bone is being resorbed and may be seen in small depressions on the bone surface. 2. a device for fracturing bone for therapeutic purposes.

1. a large multinucleate cell that resorbs calcified bone. Osteoclasts are only found when bone is being resorbed and may be seen in small depressions on the bone surface. 2. a device for fracturing bone for therapeutic purposes.

Subjects: Medicine and Health — Chemistry.


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