bone-salt

bone-salt

(bōn sawlt),
The main chemical compound in bone, deposited as minute amorphous crystals in a netlike matrix of collagenous fibers containing collagen; it closely resembles the naturally occurring fluorapatite 3Ca3(PO4)2·CaF2, but is probably a hydroxyapatite in which F is replaced by OH.
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CollapAn L" is a xenotransplant consisting of a synthetic bone-salt (hydroxyapatite) and scleral collagen available in patches, granules and gels.
Osteon", an osteoconductive mass, consists of a bone-salt (hydroxyapatite) and tricalcium phosphate.