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Synonyms for bone

to study or work hard, especially when pressed for time


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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Another new use of stem cells is quite gobsmackingly amazing - the injection of stem cells into babies with brittle bones while still in the womb.
In Manduca's case it is a 45-minute video about brittle bone disease -- osteogenesis imperfecta -- that takes viewers on a tour of her appointments at Children's Hospital in Boston.
They cover the evolution of understanding its clinical and genetic heterogeneity and molecular and biochemical basis; its clinical and genetic classification and epidemiology; research on the condition; bone biology, structure, and biochemistry; its clinical and molecular genetics; key mutations; animal models; brittle bone overlap phenotypes; clinical aspects, including differential diagnosis; organ involvement; orthopedics; physical medicine and rehabilitation; pharmacologic treatment; and the genetic approach to treatment.
Authorities initally said Julie, who was wellknown as a founder member of the national Brittle Bone Society, died from an obstructed airway.
The Brittle Bone Society have helped Emily and her family thanks to donations made by the public to the Pudsey appeal.
The researchers say that the weak tendons and fragile bones characteristic of osteogenesis imperfecta, or brittle bone disease, stem from a genetic mutation that causes the incorrect substitution of a single amino acid in the chain of thousands of amino acids making up a collagen molecule, the basic building block of bone and tendon.
While Sonia was still pregnant and living in Letterkenny, Co Donegal, she was told her baby had a brittle bone disorder, Osteogenesis Imperfecta.
Chronic back pain several years ago prompted concern she was in the early stages of osteoporosis - the brittle bone disease killed her mother Rosemary Shand and her grandmother Sonia Keppell.
National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD), "Gene Discovered for Form of Brittle Bone Disease" December 27, 2006
Dr John Verrier Jones, 75, suffers from brittle bone disease osteoporosis and wants to use the drug Forsteo to fight it.
Pam, who has Osteogenesis Imperfecta or brittle bone disease, has a condition that affects about one in nearly 20,000 children born each year.
Osteoporosis is a degenerative condition usually associated with aging, which results in weak and/or brittle bone quality.
A RUNNER who died at the finishing line of the London Marathon was competing to raise money for his "inspirational" mother, who had been diagnosed with a brittle bone condition.
Tiny Millie's battle against severe brittle bone disease began before she was even born, as she broke 30 bones in the womb.
A CHARITY auction taking place in Aberdare hopes to raise money for the Brittle Bone Society and the Merthyr and Cynon Breathe Easy Group.