calcium phosphate


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calcium phosphate

[′kal·se·əm ′fäs‚fāt]
(inorganic chemistry)
Any phosphate of calcium.
Any of the following three calcium orthophosphates, all of which are white or colorless in pure form: Ca(H2PO4)2 is used as a fertilizer, as a plastics stabilizer, and in baking powder, and is also known as acid calcium phosphate, calcium dihydrogen phosphate, monobasic calcium phosphate, monocalcium phosphate; CaHPO4 is used in pharmaceuticals, animal feeds, and toothpastes, and is also known as calcium hydrogen phosphate, dibasic calcium phosphate, dicalcium orthophosphate, dicalcium phosphate; Ca3(PO4)2 is used as a fertilizer, and is also known as tribasic calcium phosphate, tricalcium phosphate.
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During postoperative week 1, the patient developed a non-purulent, non-erythematous draining wound over the medial femoral condyle where the calcium phosphate had been injected.
The influence of method in the calcium phosphate type and the particle morphology were analyzed.
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1 or 2), forming either an acidic or a basic calcium phosphate (the amount of water released would be reduced if a hydrated salt is formed).
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Eichmiller, director of PRC, indicates that work is continuing on calcium phosphate cements (CPC) for repair of cranial defects, fractures, and periodontal (gum disease) bone loss.
According to the EU executive, "Rhodia agreed to enter into a toll manufacturing agreement with a viable and independent third party for a quantity of ammonium and calcium phosphate equal to its current sales on the European market, to grant a licence for its trademarks, to provide the third party with a customer list and not to compete with the third party for a period agreed with the European Commission".
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This book, "Calcium phosphate based bioceramics for bone tissue engineering", presents an up-to-date overview of the latest developments made in the field of calcium phosphate ceramics, with particular emphasis being placed on the results obtained by its authors.