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"Osteocytes" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

Mature osteoblasts that have become embedded in the BONE MATRIX. They occupy a small cavity, called lacuna, in the matrix and are connected to adjacent osteocytes via protoplasmic projections called canaliculi.

This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Osteocytes" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Osteocytes" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 108 publications over 25 distinct years, with a maximum of 15 publications in 2017
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