halisteresis

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halisteresis

 [hah-lis″ter-e´sis]
deficiency of mineral salts (calcium) in a part, as in osteomalacia.

ha·lis·te·re·sis

(hă-lis'tĕr-ē'sis),
A deficiency of lime salts in the bones.
Synonym(s): halosteresis
[G. hals, salt, + sterēsis, privation, fr. stereō, to deprive]

halisteresis

[həlis′tərē′sis]
Etymology: Gk, hals, salt, steresis, absence of
a theoretic process of bone resorption in which bone salts are removed by humoral mechanisms and returned to body tissue fluids, leaving behind a decalcified bone matrix. See also osteolysis.

halisteresis (ha·lis·te·rēˑ·sis),

n a theoretical bone resorption process, in which humoral mechanisms transfer bone salts to body tissue fluids, thereby rendering the bone matrix decalcified.

ha·lis·te·re·sis

(hă-lis'tĕr-ē'sis)
Osseous deficiency of lime salts.
[G. hals, salt, + sterēsis, privation, fr. stereō, to deprive]

halisteresis (həlis´tərē´sis),

n a theory of the method of bone resorption according to which bone salts can be removed by a humoral mechanism and returned to the tissue fluids, leaving behind a decalcified bone matrix; osteolysis. This is not considered to be the mechanism under which resorption occurs in periodontal disease.

halisteresis

deficiency of mineral salts (calcium) in a part, as in osteomalacia.
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