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remodeling

 [re-mod´el-ing]
reorganization or renovation of an old structure.
bone remodeling absorption of bone tissue and simultaneous deposition of new bone; in normal bone the two processes are in dynamic equilibrium.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

re·mod·el·ing

(rē-mod'ĕl-ing),
1. A cyclic process by which bone maintains a dynamic steady state through sequential resorption and formation of a small amount of bone at the same site; unlike the process of modeling, the size and shape of remodeled bone remain unchanged.
2. Any process of reshaping or reorganizing.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

remodeling

Cardiology A process of structural deterioration of the left ventricle, which is transformed from its normal elliptical shape to a rounded or globoid shape; remodeling is typical of late stage CHF, and accompanied by 'functional' mitral regurgitation, ventricular dilatation, ventricular wall thinning  Etiology Remodeling is due to a loss of myocardial tissue–eg, necrosis post acute MI, metabolic defects–eg, thyroid disease, toxins–eg, drugs or alcohol, inflammation–eg, viral myocarditis, or altered hemodynamics–eg, uncontrolled HTN or aortic stenosis Evaluation Remodeling can be quantified by measuring the end-systolic and end-diastolic volumes
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

re·mod·el·ing

(rē-mod'ĕl-ing)
1. A cyclic process by which bone maintains a dynamic steady state through sequential resorption and formation of a small amount of bone at the same site; unlike in the process of modeling, the size and shape of remodeled bone remain unchanged.
2. Any process of reshaping or reorganizing.
3. Process of changing a body part, as in plastic and reconstructive surgery.
Synonym(s): remodelling.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

Remodeling

The ongoing process of bone formation and breakdown that results in healthy bone development.
Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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