fibrocalcific


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fibrocalcific

 [fi″bro-kal-sif´ik]
pertaining to or characterized by partially calcified fibrous tissue.

fibrocalcific

(fī'brō-kal-sif'ik),
Pertaining to sharply defined linear and nodular opacities containing calcifications, seen on a chest radiographic image, usually a residual by-product from earlier granulomatous disease.

fibrocalcific

/fi·bro·cal·cif·ic/ (-kal-sif´ik) pertaining to or characterized by partially calcified fibrous tissue.

fi·bro·cal·ci·fic

(fī'brō-kal-sif'ik)
Pertaining to sharply defined linear and nodular opacities containing calcifications, seen on a chest radiographic image, usually due to earlier granulomatous disease.

fibrocalcific

pertaining to or characterized by partially calcified fibrous tissue.
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A complementary tool to stents and angioplasty, we expect our Diamondback 360x to play a significant role in this market by removing the calcified or fibrocalcific disease to increase the effectiveness of the other therapies.
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