bonelike


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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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Gotman, "Bonelike apatite formation on niobium metal treated in aqueous NaOH," Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Medicine, vol.
The xenograft was clearly noticed in all radiographs, while the previous collagen-filled space was replaced with more bonelike image.
Some studies demonstrated that [Ca.sub.2]Si[OP.sub.4] powder ceramics and coatings are bioactive and can quickly induce the formation of a bonelike apatite layer on their surface after soaking in simulated body fluid (SBF) [7, 8].
Similarly, adult fish sense them through the motion of tiny bonelike structures called otoliths inside their skulls.
Loopez, "Effect of wollastonite ceramics and bioactive glass on the formation of a bonelike apatite layer on a cobalt base alloy," Journal of Biomedical Materials Research Part A, vol.
Studies found that cultured BMSCs preconditioned in osteogenic and chondrogenic media in vitro can form bonelike and cartilage-like structures, respectively, mimicking a primordial joint-like structure when seeded in opposite portions of a hyperhydrated collagen gel via ultrarapid tissue engineering techniques [67].
If left untreated, gingivitis will progress to periodontitis, a gradual destruction of the structures that hold teeth in position These structures are gingiva, bone, periodontal ligament and cementum, a bonelike substance covering the root of a tooth.
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.
To practice this form of religion, adherents of Mercerism use an "empathy box" that transports them to a "famous landscape, the old, brown, barren ascent, with tufts of dried-out bonelike weeds poking slantedly into a dim and sunless sky" (21-22).
The bioactivity was evaluated in vitro by examining the formation of bonelike apatite layer on their surfaces when treated in simulated body fluid (SBf).
In an exploration of how designers evoke human forms, a bonelike column made in 1966 by Wendell Castle, crafted from stack-laminated wood, is paired with a muscularly legged stool skinned with hexagonal brass plating, designed by the Haas Brothers in 2012.