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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.
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·sorp·tion

(rē-sōrp'shŭn),
1. The act of resorbing.
2. A loss of substance by lysis, or by physiologic or pathologic means.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

re·sorp·tion

(rē-sōrp'shŭn)
1. The act of resorbing.
2. A loss of substance by lysis, or by physiologic or pathologic means.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

resorption

the taking back into an organism of any structure or secretion produced.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005

re·sorp·tion

(rē-sōrp'shŭn)
Loss of substance by lysis, or by physiologic or pathologic means.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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(2018) indicated that LLLT promotes a reduction in the volume of RR lacunae by strengthening bone remodelling, determining greater bone resorption on the compression side and stimulating bone formation on the tension side.
These results were similar to those reported by Al-Jabrah19 who found that all edentulous patients aged between 45 to 82 years were affected by residual ridge resorption (range between 2%-57%) with mean reduction to be approximately 20%.
At this point in time, the cause of tooth resorption in cats is unknown.
Many researchers have investigated different techniques and materials to introduce the best technique with excellent resorption defects filling capability.
In view of the above information, the aim of this study was to assess the influence of CHX and zinc oxide in CH medications on pH in simulated external root resorption.
Resorption of the bone is thought to happen more frequently in pediatric patients because they are growing more rapidly than adults and experience higher turnover of bone cells (Rocque et al., 2013).
It is a novel, stable, highly orally bioavailable gallium-based compound that selectively targets both bone tissue (preventing bone resorption) and bone tumors (killing the tumor cells).
Furthermore, antidiabetic medicines such as thiazolidinediones may further promote bone resorption and increase fracture risk [33-35].
This is especially true in regard to the words 'resorption' and 'absorption.' 'Resorption' is preferred not only in the field of general medicine in this country, but is also used in the international dental literature to designate a disappearance of hard substances anywhere in the body.
Ectopic eruption of maxillary canines can lead to root resorption on maxillary lateral incisors especially on apical and middle thirds of the roots.
In this study, we investigate the hypothesis that [V4.sup.+] and [V5.sup.+] ions may interfere with OC differentiation and activation using a well-established in vitro human OC model, as well as an in vitro bone resorption model.