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Synonyms for long bone

in limbs of vertebrate animals: a long cylindrical bone that contains marrow

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Therefore, these results confirm that MRI is an acceptably accurate method in assessing the intraosseous extent of primary malignant tumors involving long bones.
A method for assessment of maximum long bone length and living stature from fragmentary long bones.
Introduction: Methods of surgical treatment of long bone fractures in children is a problem that has been recently addressed with growing attention.
Location, number and clinical significance of nutrient foramina in human long bones.
The histostructural analysis of the diaphysis' bone tissue of long bones made by us has shown that secondary and tertiary osteons occur in guineafowl hens and roosters with age, which are concentrated in the deep bone-wall layers, contacting the internal general plates.
Cole (2000) believes that an increase in adult height can be related to an increase in the height of children over the age of two years, especially related to the growth of long bones and feet [9].
OS of the jaws differ from long OS of long bones in several aspects: A) seen mostly in 3-4 decade (1015 years later than mean age of occurrence of OS of long bones).
As mineralization takes place, a cuff of new bone may be formed around the distal end of long bones.
Although long bones are a rich source for marrow transplantation, the establishment the bone marrow in the medullary cavity and its interactions with the surrounding bone still remain partly mysterious and its evolution is not well understood.
Erdheim-Chester disease is a systemic histiocytic disorder diagnosed on the basis of a characteristic pattern of symmetric intramedullary sclerosis of long bones.
The severe, perinatal lethal form (Type II) (OMIM 166210) is characterised by bone fragility, with perinatal fractures, severe bowing of long bones, undermineralisation, and death in the perinatal period owing to respiratory insufficiency.
After 12 months, the dried plum group showed markedly higher bone mineral density in the ulna (one of two long bones in the forearm) and spine compared to the dried apples group.
Objective: The purpose of this study was to analyze the causes of nonunion leading to modification in treatment modalities in long bones diaphyseal fractures.