Osteoclasts

Osteoclasts

A large multinuclear cell associated with the absorption and removal of bone...A cell that dissolves the fibers and matrix of bone. An odontoclast, also called cementoclast, is cytomorphologically the same as an osteoclast and is involved in cementum resorption.


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