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Search Results for: resorption

Embryo resorption

Embryo resorption death and resorption of the embryo that takes place at any developmental stage after ovum implantation and... Read More

Resorption lacunae

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

Resorption

resorption (Science: physiology) The loss of substance through physiologic or pathologic means, such as loss of dentin and... Read More

Osteoclast

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

Osteoblast

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

Remodeling

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

Embryo

Definition noun, plural: embryos (zoology) A multicellular organism that primarily undergoes extensive and rapid growth and... 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

Bone tissue

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

Replacement bone

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

Septate uterus

Definition noun A uterus with an anteroposterior septum resulting in two uterine cavities Supplement A septate uterus is a... Read More

Osteopetrosis

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

Kidneys and Regulation of Water and Inorganic Ions

Renal Functions Kidneys remove/add substances from/to the plasma. Regulate water concentration, inorganic ion... Read More