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to study or work hard, especially when pressed for time

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Synonyms for bone

rigid connective tissue that makes up the skeleton of vertebrates

the porous calcified substance from which bones are made

a shade of white the color of bleached bones

study intensively, as before an exam

consisting of or made up of bone

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Porous HA is brittle and has poor tensile properties, but its mechanical properties improve if bone apposition and ingrowth occur.
Sandborn PM, Cook SD, Spires WP, et al: Tissue response to porous-coated implants lacking initial bone apposition.
roughened porous coating for long-term bone apposition
TM] Cervical Cage is designed to address important limitations of conventional spinal fusion devices, including excessive stiffness, cage migration, minimal bone apposition and poor incorporation.
A pre-clinical study using a sheep model showed the new material enhanced bone apposition within four weeks of implantation, and maintained apposition levels after 12 weeks.
in 1969 showed that direct bone apposition at the implant surface was possible and lasts under loading at the condition that implants were left to heal in a submerged way [14].
Williams [18] defined the biomaterial requirements of total joint replacements in terms of biocompatibility as, optimizing the rate and quality of bone apposition to the material, minimizing the release rate of corrosion and the tissue response to the released particles, minimizing the release rate of wear debris and the tissue reaction to this debris and optimizing the biomechanical environment in order to minimize disturbance to homeostasis in the bone and surrounding soft tissue.