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calvarium

[kal′ver·ē·əm]
(anatomy)
A skull lacking facial parts and the lower jaw.
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To evaluate new bone formation and the ability of the BG scaffolds seeded with rMSCs, to heal critical-sized defects in rat calvaria, X-ray images were taken at 4, 6, 8 and 12 weeks post-implantation (Fig.
1)) affecting the long bones, calvaria, mandible and facial bones.
Characterisation of the effects of cadmium on the release of calcium and on the activity of some enzymes from neonatal mouse calvaria in culture.
A Faxitron X-ray instrument and Scion Image Analysis software were used to evaluate the calvaria.
Through a retromastoid incision the muscle, fascia, and pericranium are dissected away from the calvaria.
2] Relatively recent studies have shown that human melanoma and breast cancer cells can induce bone resorption in a murine calvaria culture system through both the direct elaboration of interleukin 11 (IL-11) and by enhancing its production via the activation of the latent transforming growth factor [Beta] (TGF-[Beta])[3,4]; therefore, it was hypothesized that these 2 cytokines may be involved in the pathogenesis of the osteolytic lesions in LCH.
Experimental reports show that clodronate is capable of stimulating the biosynthesis of collagen and proteoglycans and to inhibiting both prostaglandins production in calvaria cells cultures and interleukin 1 synthesis in vivo.
Stimulatory effect of puerarin on bone formation through activation of PI3K/Akt pathway in rat calvaria osteoblasts.
Calvaria from eight newly born Sprague-Dawley rats were cut out from the skull under a dissecting microscope.
Cavernous hemangiomas most commonly affect the calvaria.
A metrical study of the WLH-50 calvaria, Journal of Human Evolution 34: 327-32.