bone resorption


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bone re·sorp·tion

the removal of osseous tissue by osteoclasts; can be part of the normal balance of bone resorption and deposition or part of a pathologic process.

bone resorption

bone resorption

The removal of bone by osteoclasts.
See also: resorption

bone re·sorp·tion

(bōn rē-sōrpshŭn)
Removal of osseous tissue by osteoclasts; can be part of the normal balance of bone resorption and deposition or part of a pathologic process.
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Whether patients delay tooth replacement altogether or opt for bridge-supported crowns or removable dentures, they may experience jaw bone resorption and a variety of complications.
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001) levels of esatradilo increased the osteoclastic bone resorption (sTRAP-5b and uCTX-I) at significant level (p<0.
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There was greater bone resorption in the follicular phase of longer cycles than in that of shorter cycles, as measured by urinary deoxypyridinoline.
These included bone formation, as indicated by the amount of a chemical called osteocalcin; and bone resorption, or the amount of calcium removed from bone and reabsorbed into the bloodstream, as measured by another biochemical, N-teleopeptide.
This experiment characterized the effects of spaceflight (SF) on the skeleton of mice treated with or without OPG, a protein that blocks bone resorption by osteoclasts.
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