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Term:
osteoclast proliferation (GO:0002158)
Annotations: Rat: (9) Mouse: (9) Human: (9) Chinchilla: (9) Bonobo: (9) Dog: (9) Squirrel: (9)
Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
macrophage proliferation +   
mast cell proliferation +   
monocyte proliferation 
mononuclear cell proliferation +   
negative regulation of leukocyte proliferation +   
osteoclast proliferation +   
The multiplication or reproduction of osteoclasts, resulting in the expansion of an osteoclast cell population. An osteoclast is a specialized phagocytic cell associated with the absorption and removal of the mineralized matrix of bone tissue, which typically differentiates from monocytes.
positive regulation of leukocyte proliferation +   
regulation of leukocyte proliferation +   

Synonyms
Definition Sources: CL:0000092, GOC:hjd

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