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Search Results for: bone resorption

Osteoclasts – the Cells That Break Bone

Osteoclasts – the Cells That Break Bone   In all two hundred and six bones make our skeleton. The bony... Read More

Bone tissue

Definition noun, plural: bone tissues A mineralized connective tissue from which bones are made. Supplement The bone tissue... Read More

Osteoblast

Definition noun, plural: osteoblasts A type of bone cell that arises from fibroblasts, and upon maturity, becomes associated... Read More

Osteoclast

Definition noun, plural: osteoclasts (cytology) A type of bone cell that is large, multinucleated, and associated with bone... Read More

Regulation of the Bone Healing Process by Hormones

Regulation of the Bone Healing Process by Hormones *Joáo Paulo Mardegan Issa; *Rodrigo Tiossi; *Amaro... Read More

Homeostasis

Homeostasis is the tendency not to stray from the range of favorable or ideal internal conditions. Such conditions must be... Read More

Ancient Wounds Reveal Triceratops Battles

Examples of periosteal reactive bone in selected specimens of Triceratops. Arrows indicate lesions on (A)... Read More

Replacement bone

replacement bone --> endochondral bone A bone that develops in a cartilage environment after the latter is partially or... Read More

Osteopetrosis

Definition noun, plural: osteopetroses A rare hereditary disorder in which the bones are becoming excessively dense, thick,... Read More

Albers-Schonberg disease

Definition noun A rare hereditary congenital disorder in which the bones are becoming excessively dense, thick, and brittle,... Read More

Resorption lacunae

resorption lacunae --> Howship's lacunae Tiny depressions, pits, or irregular grooves in bone that is being resorbed by... Read More

Differences in femoral compact bone tissue microscopic structure between adult cows (Bos taurus) and pigs (Sus scrofa domestica)

Martiniaková M, Grosskopf B, Vondráková M, Omelka R, Fabis M. Department of Zoology and Anthropology, Constantine the... Read More

Remodeling

remodeling A cyclical process by which bone maintains a dynamic steady state through sequential resorption and formation of... Read More

Ultrasound May Help Regrow Teeth

Hockey players, rejoice! A team of University of Alberta researchers has created technology to regrow teeth - the first... Read More

Howships lacunae

Howships lacunae Tiny depressions, pits, or irregular grooves in bone that is being resorbed by osteoclasts. Synonym:... Read More

Chronic absorptive arthritis

Chronic absorptive arthritis arthritis accompanied by pronounced resorption of bone with shortening and deformity,... Read More

Scientists Discover First Bacterial Enzyme That Activates Blood-Clotting — Links Gum Health And Heart Disease In Humans

ATHENS, Ga. -- Scientists at the University of Georgia have discovered that an enzyme in a common bacterium is capable of... Read More