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a hollow device for shaping a fluid or plastic substance

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(mathematics) a rectangular array of quantities or expressions set out by rows and columns

(geology) amass of fine-grained rock in which fossils, crystals, or gems are embedded

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an enclosure within which something originates or develops (from the Latin for womb)

the body substance in which tissue cells are embedded

the formative tissue at the base of a nail

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mold used in the production of phonograph records, type, or other relief surface

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Demineralized bone matrix (DBM) is a natural bone graft that possesses osteoinductive characteristics.
The UCB-1 (NELL-1) protein is currently utilized with a carrier (scaffold) of DBX demineralized bone matrix which is produced by the Musculoskeletal Transplant Foundation (MTF).
The bovine collagen of the OP-1 Device has a histologic appearance similar to that of a demineralized bone matrix material (Figure 12), whereas the collagen sponge used with BMP-2 for the Infuse device is a tight network of collagen fibers.
The bone graft substitutes that are currently available can be classified as osteoconductive matrix materials, demineralized bone matrix products, and osteoinductive proteins and carrier produced from recombinant DNA processes.
OPN is one of the major noncollagenous proteins in bone matrix, but its functions in mediating stress on bone are poorly understood.
Bone is resorbed (degraded) by osteoclasts, and osteoblasts refill the resulting cavity with bone matrix (osteoid), which is subsequently mineralized.
Next, they treated the muscle with osteogenin and demineralized bone matrix, two substances that promote the growth of bone cells.
The demineralized bone matrix (DBM) Strip implant primarily is used for posterior lumbar fusion, a surgical procedure intended to promote bone fusion along the posterior elements of the spine.
Silicon acts as a regulator for calcium and phosphorus uptake and directly contributes to a healthy bone cortex and a well-calcified bone matrix in the horse.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- Appropriate scaffold was synthesized by Iranian researchers from Tehran University of Medical Sciences to regenerate bone matrix.
Osteotech pioneered several innovative technology platforms including Grafton demineralized bone matrix, and MagniFuse Bone grafts and Plexur Biocomposites, which are utilized in a broad range of musculoskeletal surgical procedures.
Washington, Nov 20 (ANI): In a breakthrough study, scientists have found that a synthetic bone matrix could offer hope for babies born with craniosynostosis- a condition that causes the plates in the skull to fuse too soon.
You may need one of several metabolic tests to see how your body is processing bone matrix information.
OPG secreted in the bone matrix serves as a decoy, sequestering OPG-ligand and preventing it from triggering bone resorption.