desmolysis


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desmolysis (desmol´isis),

n the destruction and disintegration of connective tissue. Some authorities associate this desmolytic process with the destruction of connective tissue lying between the enamel and oral epithelium, which thus permits proliferation of the oral epithelium and fusion of enamel and oral epithelium.
desmopressin acetate
n brand name: Stimate;
drug class: synthetic antidiuretic hormone;
action: promotes reabsorption of water by action on renal tubular epithelium;
uses: primary nocturnal enuresis, hemophilia A with factor VIII levels of less than 5%, von Willebrand disease, and neurogenic diabetes insipidus.

desmolysis

acantholysis.