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- a predominant cell type in connective tissue
Source: Jenkins, John B. 1990. Human Genetics, 2nd Edition. New York: Harper & Row
- A fibroblast is the most common type of cell found in connective tissue. Fibroblasts secrete collagen proteins that are used to maintain a structural framework for many tissues. They also play an important role in healing wounds.