endochondral


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Related to endochondral: Intramembranous, endochondral bone

endochondral

 [en″do-kon´dral]
situated, formed, or occurring within cartilage.

in·tra·car·ti·lag·i·nous

(in'tră-kar'ti-laj'i-nŭs),
Within a cartilage or cartilaginous tissue.
Synonym(s): enchondral, endochondral

endochondral

/en·do·chon·dral/ (-kon´dril) situated, formed, or occurring within cartilage.

endochondral

[-kon′drəl]
Etymology: Gk, endon, within, chondros, cartilage
pertaining to something within the cartilage.

endochondral


endochondral ossification
see enchondral ossification.
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1994) who, when evaluating the effects of LIPUS on endochondral ossification observed an increase in ZP, with no change in ZH, in metatarsal cultures of mice of 16 and 17 days of age lifetime.
Rabie and Hagg (2002) observed a significant increase in the expression of this protein when the mandible was stimulated in the position of advancement, and verified an important correlation between the synthesis of this protein and the quantity of endochondral ossification.
In embryonic development its expression is restricted to areas of endochondral and intramembranous bone formation and is especially abundant in the metaphyses and diaphysis of long bones.
1] Consequent impaired bone resoption and endochondral formation replaces The hematopoietic cells in the medullary cavity are replaced by the subsequent damaged bone resorption and endochondral formation, which further elevates the occurrence of fractures owing to bone fragility.
Tobacco affects the chondrocytes of the growth plate whether environmental insult takes place by active or passive smoking, as nicotine affects endochondral ossification.
Bone formation can ensue by two different processes both derived from primitive mesenchymal tissue: intramembranous or endochondral ossification [1-3].
Previous research which focused on the study of development of the symphysis and condyle (29) found that the cartilage of the mandibular condyle allows the endochondral bone to grow, thus exerting an adaptive role in the growing site, being this growth determined by genetic and epigenetic factors (30); but it can also be influenced by cytokines, hormones, vitamins and mechanical stimuli (31,32).
Osteopoikilosis (OPK) is a benign rare disorder of the endochondral bone, characterized by small multiple osteocondensation lesions, maximum 10 mm, usually found in the long bones of the limbs, hand, foot, pelvis and spine.
Consequences of avascular necrosis of the femoral heads in aluminium-related renal osteodystrophy and the role of endochondral ossification in the repair process.
Mandibular grafts are intramembranous in origin which demonstrates accelerated revascularization and healing, compared to endochondral bone grafts.