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n.1.(Med.) A medicine supposed to promote the formation of callus.
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The causes of porotic hyperostosis and cribra orbitalia: A reappraisal of the iron-deficiency-anemia hypothesis.
Of note, despite the increased fracture rate documented in diabetic patients in this study, a lower proportion of subjects with diabetes were receiving osteo porotic medications, compared with the nondiabetes population, she said.
Where malaria is endemic, there is a complex pattern of relationship between malaria, anaemia and porotic hyperostosis, (19) and Schachermeyr (1973:563) counts leukaemia as a contributory factor in Alexander's death, though there is no evidence of a history of bleeding and bruising.
These include enamel hypoplasia (defective tooth development), porotic hyperostosis (anaemic response), orbital cribra (malnutrition), caries and other oral pathology, arthritis, trauma and infection; all dealt with to a greater or lesser degree.
Mensforth, Robert 1991 "Paleoepidemiology of Porotic Hyperostosis in the Libben and BT-5 Skeletal Populations", en Kirtlandia, Vol.
Cockburn, Porotic hyperotosis: an enquiry, Detroit, Paleopathology Association, pp.
There is very little evidence of porotic hyperostosis or cribra orbitalia.
The fact that the proportional difference between BMD in moose with normal skulls and porotic skulls is much greater in females than males suggests that males are close to minimum levels.