long bone

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Synonyms for long bone

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

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Titanium Elastic Nailing System (TENS) technique is an ideal method for treatment of paediatric diaphyseal fractures of long bones. It is a simple, easy, rapid, reliable and effective method for management of paediatric long bone fractures in patients between 5 to 16 years of age, with shorter operative time, lesser blood loss, lesser radiation exposure and reasonable time to bone healing.
(4,5) In osteopathia striata with cranial sclerosis, the tell-tale linear striations of OS in the long bones are not evident at birth, but become visible between 5 months and 6 years of age.
That even much smaller pig long bone diaphyses were located at high rates indicates that intact human long bones, especially femora, tibiae, and fibulae, being missed under similar searching circumstances is unlikely.
Small asymptomatic long bone IH usually require no surgical treatment.
BFH of the bone is rare, with approximately 40% occurring in the long bones. The most common sites of BFH of the bone include the femur and tibia.
The study involved 255 patients (mean age, 20.8 [+ or -] 12.7 years old; range, 6-71 years old) with newly diagnosed long bone tumors between January 2012 and December 2015.
Methods: The analysis included 821 children (575 boys, 246 girls) admitted to the hospital with long bone fractures.
proposed a split-step Fourier echo imaging method to process the signals measured by axial scanning and image the oblique cracks in the cervine long bone plate, which illustrates the potential of better resolution for ultrasound imaging [16].
The frequency of long bone fractures (18.7%) in the Putnam County sample is considerably higher (range = 4-46 times higher) than that observed in previously published studies which included squirrels.
Diaphysial nutrient foramina in long bones and miniature long bones.
It frequently affects the metaphyses of the long bones in the lower extremities.
There are 4 ways of osteon arrangement in a long bone's compact tissue of guineafowls: as zones, islands, scattered, and interspersed with circulatory-parallel structures.
"The most plausible explanation is that a lack of constant physical activity causes the bone in the head of the femur the long bone in the thigh to become thinner and lighter than those found in modern primates such as chimpanzees, gorillas and orangutans," explained Timothy M.