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University of California - San Diego

Chondrocytes in Healthy Cartilage

Caption: The surface (top) of joint cartilage has the highest concentration of chondrocyte cells, which are crucial to maintenance of a wear-resistant, frictionless, load-bearing surface for joint articulation.

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