Term: cranial vault osteoblast
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Name: cranial vault
Synonyms: calva, calvaria, calvarium, skullcap
Definition: Anatomical cluster of skeletal elements that forms the roof over the brain.
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0005606]
Name: osteoblast
Synonyms: osteoblasts
Definition: A bone-forming cell which secretes an extracellular matrix. Hydroxyapatite crystals are then deposited into the matrix to form bone.
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0009031]