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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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25 [micro]g of BMP-2 induced well-differentiated ectopic bone in the quadriceps muscle in the mice with SCI, which is similar to the HO seen in patients.
Key words: heterotopic implantation, autologous bone marrow, ectopic bone, bone grafting, angiogenesis, avian, pigeon, Columba livia
Large formations of ectopic bone have been especially disabling for service members who use sockets for prosthetic attachments.
Groups were exposed to 0, 55, or 230 ppm Pb (in the form of Pb acetate) in drinking water for 6 weeks before initiation of the ectopic bone formation experiment.
Ectopic bone formation has been described to occur in the neural foramen and the central canal after BMP use.
A minority of combat amputees eventually require surgical excision of the ectopic bone to relieve their HO symptoms [1-2].
Unlike bone morphogenic proteins, autograft, or allograft, Bioglass will not induce bone formation away from the bone implantation site, thus eliminating the possibility of ectopic bone growth.
6) Furthermore, osteoblasts causing ectopic bone formation over express BMP-2 and BMP-4.
These findings are exciting and suggest that localized anti-inflammatory treatment may help prevent future development of ectopic bone, even at sites distant from the trauma," says lead study author Benjamin Levi, M.
11-13) Resection may be performed when the ectopic bone demonstrates a mature appearance on radiographs, marked by the presence of trabeculations and well-corticated margins; this is usually observed at four to six months after injury.
The occurrence of complications was similar for i-FACTOR bone graft and autograft, and there were no reported incidents of ectopic bone formation or immunological response during the study.
1) The resultant ectopic bone can cause pain, limited range of motion, and result in impaired function.
As has previously been shown, OsteoAMP produced faster fusion rates than rhBMP-2 and with much less radiologically evident adverse events such as osteolysis and ectopic bone formation.