Definitions for "Satellite cells"
Cells which repair damaged muscle fibres. Usually dormant, the cells become activated and rapidly increase, when the muscle fibre is damaged or needs to grow. They produce large numbers of myoblasts that fuse together with surviving parts of the damaged muscle fibre to fill any gaps. Satellite cells are a special type of stem cell. search for Satellite cells
A type of glial cell that provides physical support to the neurons.
cells that are capable of multiplying and reforming muscle fibres under certain conditions. They are responsible for normal regeneration following destruction of muscle (trauma, infection, ...).
Keywords:  amphicytes, see
See amphicytes.