unossified

unossified

(ʌnˈɒsɪˌfaɪd)
adj
free of bone(s)lacking a bony structure
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Mutations in CTSK result in impaired bone resorption consequently leading to short stature, increased bone density, recurrent fractures, stubby hands and feet with dystrophic nails, unossified fontanels, and an obtuse mandibular.
The unossified posterior part of the fused palatal process forms soft palate.
Broken bones, immature unossified (children) bones, and those having deformity (e.
Radiographic features include oval vertebral bodies with anterior beaking and unossified femoral heads with proximal femoral valgus deformities and broad, flat (wine-glass shape) ilia.
Characterization of heparin sulfate from the unossified antler of Cervus elaphus.
The second synapomorphy concerns the poorly ossified, or completely unossified, autopalatine (180:0 [right arrow] 1), a feature that is only also found in a few fishes examined in the present work, such as gymnotiforms.
The terms "unossified precursor" or "element" are used to describe unossified elements that took up alcian blue stain but not alizarin red-s stain.
When diagnosis is in doubt, MRI can delineate fracture lines through unossified cartilage.
1] The anterior fontanelle is the unossified area of the skull situated at the junction of the frontal, coronal, and sagittal sutures.
A lytic lesion in the metaphysis was seen on a plain film, but ultrasound also picked up fluid in the unossified humeral head.
Other situations where PDI proves useful include visualization of the cystic artery[26] and gallbladder wall[27] in patients with acute cholecystitis, visualization of vascularity in solid breast lesions[28] and detection of intrinsic blood flow of the unossified neonatal femoral head.