replacement bone


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en·do·chon·dral bone

a bone that develops on and within a cartilage template; the template is entirely destroyed by calcification and subsequent resorption and is replaced by bone.

replacement bone

Any bone that develops within cartilage.
See also: bone
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The researchers can then model the process of inserting the replacement bone into the patient and how the patient would look.
Until George's replacement bone marrow begins to grow and a new immune system develops, he must remain in a sterile 8ft by 8ft environment where the air is cleaned and pumped to keep out germs.
This harvested bone is grafted to the site where replacement bone is required.
A match was found but until Nathan's replacement bone marrow began to grow he had to be kept in Newcastle's General Hospital in a sterile 8ft by 8ft bubble which constantly cleans air.