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ap·a·tite

(ap'ă-tīt),
Generic name for a class of minerals with compositions that are variants of the formula D5T3M, where D is a divalent cation, T is a trivalent tetrahedral compound ion, and M is a monovalent anion; calcium phosphate apatites are important mineral constituents of bones and teeth. See: hydroxyapatite.
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ap·a·tite

(ap'ă-tīt)
A class of naturally occurring crystalline minerals containing calcium and phosphorus; hydroxyapatite is a component of bones and teeth.
See also: fluorapatite, hydroxyapatite
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

ap·a·tite

(ap'ă-tīt)
Generic name for a class of minerals with compositions that are variants of the formula D5T3M, where D is a divalent cation, T is a trivalent tetrahedral compound ion, and M is a monovalent anion; calcium phosphate apatites are important mineral constituents of bones and teeth.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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