Medical Definition of Satellite cell

1. 1. Sparse population of mononucleate cells found in close contact with muscle fibres in vertebrate skeletal muscle. Seem normally to be inactive, but may be important in regeneration after damage. May be considered quiescent stem cell. 2. An alternative name for glia. This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)



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