pneumatized bone

pneumatized bone

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a bone that is hollow or contains many air cells, such as the mastoid process of the temporal bone.
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The classic theory holds that a hemorrhage occurs as a result of an obstruction of ventilation in pneumatized bone.
68) The humerus is the only pneumatized bone of the avian thoracic limb.
38) That could cause additional difficulties for osteosynthesis in pneumatized bones (eg, humeral fractures) because the disparity between the thread pitch and thickness of the cortex is even greater.