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Synonyms for long bone

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

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Researchers from Uppsala University in Sweden and the European Synchrotron Radiation Facility (ESRF) in France decided to look for the origin of the bone marrow within vertebrates, using synchrotron microtomography to investigate the interior structure of fossil long bones without damaging them.
In conclusion, this 76-year-old patient with bilateral medullary sclerosis of long bones, mildly elevated RF, the most likely diagnosis is Erdheim-Chester disease.
2a), generalised undermineralisation with multiple fractures and callus formation, wavy accordion-like appearance of the femora as well as short, thick crumpled shafts of long bones (Figs 2a and 3) and short, thickened ribs with continuous beading (Fig.
Articular cartilage surrounds the ends of long bones to form part of the synovial joints and is not lined by periosteum.
It was shown that all long bones were rarely broken at the middle of the diaphysis, while the proximal diaphyseal region was the most common place of fracture in humerus, femur and fibula.
They monitored SET efficiency in the treatment and prophylazis of swelling in the postoperative period after the internal fixation of fractures of long bones and compared it with the effect of standard antiswelling seu antioedematous drugs on the basis of aescin.
Team member Dr Tim Frayling said: "The number and variety of genetic regions that we have found show that height is not just caused by a few genes operating in the long bones.
Shaquille O'Neal, for example, has very long bones.
The fourth edition eliminates some procedures and adds cast treatment of congenital club foot, opening wedge osteotomy for angular deformities of long bones, and anterior strut graft for kyphosis.
My son has a condition called achondroplasia, which is a form of dwarfism that affects the long bones of the body (arms and legs).
A IN children, the growth of the long bones happens at an area near the ends of the bones, called the growth plates.
Tumor locations included the spine, sternum, sacrum, scapula, long bones, and iliac bones.
5) Citing a definition by Dahlin, the authors chose to include in their review those lesions having the histologic features of a nonossifying fibroma but occurring in skeletal sites other than the metaphyses of long bones as examples of BFH.
A skull and several long bones were found late Tuesday night out on open land by a surveyor who had been hiking in the area in Vasquez Canyon west of Mystery Mesa Drive as part of his job.
Since Marfan syndrome affects the long bones of the skeleton, arms, legs, fingers, and toes may be disproportionately long in relation to the rest of the body.