neck bone

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Synonyms for neck bone

one of 7 vertebrae in the human spine located in the neck region

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Fracture of Neck Bones Bones Number of Case % Hyoid alone 8 4.
fracture risk and change in femoral neck bone mineral density.
There are also rosaries made of exotic things like whale's neck bone, whale's tooth, hippopotamus tooth and turtle's shell.
Effect of alendronate for reducing fracture by FRAX score and femoral neck bone mineral density: the Fracture Intervention Trial.
At 2 years, the change from baseline in femoral neck bone mineral density (BMD) was significantly increased by 1.
The bone mineral density analysis included 3,660 women who underwent femoral neck bone density measurement by dual-energy x-ray as part of their participation in NHANES III, which was conducted in a U.
Addition of vitamin K(2) enhanced the decrease of undercarboxylated osteocalcin levels and led to a greater increase of femoral neck bone mineral density.
He said bruising on the bridge of Ms Rochford's nose and on her forehead could have been caused by a punch and the neck bone fracture and small haemorrhages in the eyes would support a suggestion that "manual pressure" may have been applied to her neck.
Three hundred and eighty-nine postmenopausal women aged 49 to 67 with a femoral neck bone mineral density (BMD) of less than 0.
Her favorite evening meal is a 1- to 2-ounce piece of pork neck bone.
More specifically, genistein administration (54 mg/day), caused a significant increase in lumbar spine and femoral neck bone mineral density (BMD) without any significant adverse effect on the breast and uterus.
From what I've seen while dressing elk, the hole in the front of the ribcage between the neck bone and the breastbone is only about the size of a softball.