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bone im·plant

(bōn im'plant)
Use of natural or artificial materials for osseous reconstruction.

bone implant

An implant to repair bone or to cover implanted objects such as artificial hips or tooth implants.
See also: implant

bone im·plant

(bōn im'plant)
Use of natural or artificial materials for osseous reconstruction.
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Nano-porous Alumina Coatings for Improved Bone Implant Interfaces", Mat-wiss u Werkstofftech, 34, 1064-1068 (2003).
We found that we were able to use calcium phosphates - a family of bio ceramics that are routinely used in bone implant operations - but by using this technique we were able to improve significantly both the strength and porosity of the implant.
She added: "We found that we were able to use calcium phosphates - a family of bioceramics that are routinely used in bone implant operations, but by using this technique we were able to improve significantly both the strength and porosity of the implant.
The disciplinary hearing in London was told private dentist Mr Slabbert, of Wordsworth Drive, Kenilworth, carried out an experimental and unlicensed bone implant and augmentation treatment in August 2000 on Geraldine Verdon, 54.
Researchers in China are making titanium bone implants with a 3-D printer; a researcher at Missouri Science and Technology University has made a strong glass scaffolding bone implant with the technology; and other researchers have succeeded in laying down live human cartilage and liver tissue with 3-D printers.
A HEARING was resuming today into the case of a Coventry dentist who failed to mention to his patient that a bone implant treatment was experimental and unlicensed.
Plasma sprayed titanium exhibits excellent bone implant interface bonding while the PEEK implant closely mimics the biomechanics of subchondral bone.
X-spine designed Zygafix with a titanium compression screw, which in the company's estimation compares favorably to intra-facet systems that consist of a solid bone implant placed into the facet joint, not providing mechanical fixation.
KFx Medical Corporation, an emerging leader in soft tissue disease repair and bone implant products, today announced a third new patent grant.
SiC devices offer higher power densities and lower energy losses, enabling lighter, more compact and higher efficiency products for biocompatible and long-term in vivo applications ranging from heart stent coatings and bone implant scaffolds to neurological implants and sensors.
In addition, more than 700,000 bone implant procedures are performed each year in the United States, and inefficient fixation limits their efficacy.