irregular bone


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ir·reg·u·lar bone

[TA]
one of a group of bones having peculiar or complex forms, for example, vertebrae, many of the skull bonesM.
Synonym(s): os irregulare [TA]

ir·reg·u·lar bone

(ir-reg'yū-lăr bōn) [TA]
One of a group of bones having peculiar or complex forms, e.g., vertebrae, many of the skull bones.
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Review of pathology slides from outside biopsy revealed morphologic features similar to fibrous dysplasia (Figure 3A); however, on closer inspection at high power, malignant cells with round and spindle nuclei were identified infiltrating irregular bone trabeculae with osteoid formation (Figure 3B).
Other abuse markers include fractures to ribs and at the front and back of the jaw, irregular bone growth due to leg and neck injuries and a break at the end of the upper arm bone that is usually caused by violent twisting.
The battered child's skull included a healed fracture, perhaps caused by a deliberate blow to the head; fractured ribs; irregular bone growth caused by leg and neck injuries; and a break at the upper end of the arm, possibly attributed to being twisted.
a 17-year-old medical device company in San Antonio, TX, has developed a nitinol implant called OSSArc that conforms to sloping and irregular bone surfaces.
Joseph was then diagnosed with a rare condition which leads to irregular bone growth.
a privately held medical device company and leader in orthopaedic shape memory implant technology, today announced the November launch of the OSSArc(TM), the first nitinol implant adapted for irregular bone surfaces and metaphyseal anatomy.
Irregular bone margins are characteristic of destruction; also, intratumoral bone is evident in many cases.
Ribs along the upper back closer to the shoulder or rump have more irregular bone structure and more fat marbling in the meat; they can be slightly chewier and more flavorful.
However, the migration of individual particles from the implant site before tissue in growth cause inconvenience, difficult to fill the surface of irregular bone defect and reconstruction.
The most extensive tumors occur in the flat and irregular bones, including the pelvis, ribs, and scapula, where they can grow to a large size before producing symptoms (11).