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scaffold

(skaf′ōld″)
A framework or structural element that holds cells or tissues together.

scaffold,

n a support, either natural or artificial, that maintains tissue contour.
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Be that as it might, the scaffold of the pillory was a point of view that revealed to Hester Prynne the entire track along which she had been treading, since her happy infancy.
If you succeed I do not say that you will save a king; no, in presence of the scaffold as I am, royalty, I assure you, is a very small affair; but you will save a husband to his wife, a father to his children.
Probably," said D'Artagnan, "but as he is a thoughtful young man he promised to send four expert workmen in his place to help those already at the scaffold, and wrote the moment he was brought home to Master Tom Lowe, an assistant carpenter and friend of his, to go down to Whitehall, with three of his friends.
For the French gentleman placed beneath his scaffold.
Yes, sire; and every one of the words which he spoke to me, through the planks of the scaffold covered with a black cloth, still sounds in my ears.
They entered a large room, so near to the scaffold that the voices of those who stood about it, could be plainly heard: some beseeching the javelin-men to take them out of the crowd: others crying to those behind, to stand back, for they were pressed to death, and suffocating for want of air.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian researchers produced biocompatible and biodegradable nanocomposite scaffolds by using a type of natural silk with no cellular toxicity observed in the experiments.
After harvesting, the cells are subsequently incorporated into three-dimensional polymer scaffolds and then transplanted back to the patient either by surgical implantation or in a minimally invasive manner [2], Scaffolds can also be designed in order to recruit cells from the hosting tissue, and several chemical and physical strategies have been developed in order to enhance cell recruitment [3, 4], A polymer scaffold controls the tissue structure by holding the cells together in a particular 3-D structure and by regulating their function as a group.
Scaffolding work (labor and scaffolds, height and surface area oriented, as well as space frames and permanent anchors),
At 33 days post-implant, the scaffolds that delivered PHD2 siRNA had a three-fold increase in the volume of local blood vessels.
Parameters that are considered during the design and fabrication of Scaffolds from bioactive materials include degradation rate, pore size and volume [5].
Summary: ABU DHABI - The Environment, Health and Safety Division, Municipality of Abu Dhabi City, has stressed the importance of observing environmental, health and safety standards at all building and construction sites in order to minimise the risks of accidents resulting from errors and misuses of designing and erecting scaffolds at construction sites, and nurture a safe working environment for all workers involved in these works.