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resorption

 [re-sorp´shun]
1. the lysis and assimilation of a substance, as of bone.
Alveolor Resorption of the alveolar bone in periodontitis. From Darby and Walsh, 1995.

re·sorp·tion

(rē-sōrp'shŭn),
1. The act of resorbing.
2. A loss of substance by lysis, or by physiologic or pathologic means.

re·sorp·tion

(rē-sōrp'shŭn)
1. The act of resorbing.
2. A loss of substance by lysis, or by physiologic or pathologic means.

resorption

the taking back into an organism of any structure or secretion produced.

re·sorp·tion

(rē-sōrp'shŭn)
Loss of substance by lysis, or by physiologic or pathologic means.
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Caption: Figure 1: Determination of labial alveolar bone thickness and apical root resorption measurements
LABT: Labial alveolar bone thickness, ARR: Apical root resorption, SD: Standard deviation Table 3: Comparison of the degree of LABT at Level 1, Level 2 (mm) and ARR (mm) between T0 and T1 for the participants in Group II (Gemini) LABT Group 2 Pre (T0) Post (T1) Mean [+ or -] SD Mean [+ or -] SD Upper incisors L1 0.94 [+ or -] 0.23 0.84 [+ or -] 0.30 L2 1.08 [+ or -] 0.38 1.11 [+ or -] 0.45 ARR 23.13 [+ or -] 1.98 22.93 [+ or -] 2.00 Lower incisors L1 0.72 [+ or -] 0.26 0.48 [+ or -] 0.22 L2 0.77 [+ or -] 0.38 0.69 [+ or -] 0.31 ARR 22.21 [+ or -] 1.526 21.88 [+ or -] 1.52 LABT Paired *P t-test Upper incisors L1 1.850 0.071 NS L2 0.499 0.621 NS ARR 2.244 0.03* Lower incisors L1 5.075 <0.001* L2 1.562 0.126 NS ARR 2.972 0.005* * Statistically significant difference P <0.05.