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Adj.1.bonelike - resembling bone; "a bonelike tumor"
boney, bony - having bones especially many or prominent bones; "a bony shad fillet"; "her bony wrist"; "bony fish"
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The skeletons, from the Chengjiang site in China, weren't necessarily bonelike and rich in minerals, says paper coauthor Shuhai Xiao, a geobiologist at Virginia Tech University in Blacksburg.
Another example is the following: "The cementum is a hard, bonelike structure that covers the roots of the teeth and cements' to the dentin of the root.
Washington State University researchers recently announced the use of a 3-D printer to make bonelike material.
Heterogeneity in structure such as our observed spongy, bonelike trabecular structure brings up the possibility of its responsibility for the slow, progressive hardening of lobster carapace cuticle as described by Waddy et al.
In vitro differentiation of chick embryo bone marrow stromal cells into cartilaginous and bonelike tissues.
An essential condition for an artificial material to bond to living bone is the formation of bonelike apatite on its surface in the living body.
Lawrence Szewciw [along with] his professors at the University of Guelph has determined the physiological mechanism by which some whales effectively turn hair into bonelike baleen in their mouths.
Results showed that, the bonelike nanohydroxyapatite (n-HA) was successfully deposited on the PLLA and PLLA/Col nanofibers.
They will also catch about 20 major species of migratory fish in countries such as Cambodia, Thailand and Laos, and try to figure out their migration routes by measuring chemical substances accumulated in the otolith, a bonelike structure found in the head.
A recent study had revealed that prolonged consumption of sports drinks may be linked to a condition known as erosive tooth wear, in which acids eat away the tooth's smooth hard enamel coating and trickle into the bonelike material underneath, causing the tooth to soften and weaken.
Research teams are attempting to create artificial bonelike materials by combining organic and inorganic elements in a laboratory.