decalcification


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decalcification

[dē‚kal·sə·fə′kā·shən]
(chemistry)
Loss or removal of calcium or calcium compounds from a calcified material such as bone or soil.
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Decalcification of the base plate revealed a porous structure, perforated with a network of radial canals and capillary glue ducts, which were embedded within the calcified base plate in the native interface (Fig.
To evaluate efficacy of various chemicals for decalcification of human teeth by various methods.
In the metastatic setting, at this time we do not recommend performing DISH on bony samples after decalcification.
Neutral buffered formalin with ethylenediamine tetra-acetic acid (EDTA) decalcification provides adequate morphology, preserves antigens for immunohistochemistry and nucleic acids for molecular studies.
Mouth opening was limited Oral hygiene was extremely poor, with plaque accumulation, extensive decalcification and multiple carious permanent teeth.
The larger nodule required prolonged, gentle decalcification before reasonable tissue sections could be obtained.
Keywords: Oral hygiene, Orthodontics, Demineralization, Carious, Karachi, Pakistan, Decalcification (JPMA 61: 1176; 2011).
Sand, silt, and clay contents were determined for the fraction remaining after decalcification with a 1 M sodium acetate buffer (wet sieving at 63 [micro]m, followed by repeated sedimentation for clay separation).
Fixation and decalcification of Enteroctopus megalocyathus eye lenses for histological processing (Luna 1969).
Effect of decalcification on bone mineral content and bending strength of feline femur.
In 1891 Friedrich von Recklinghausen, professor of pathology in Strasbourg gave a detailed description at autopsy of three patients with generalised decalcification of the skeleton and bone cysts.
Therapeutic that provides caries reduction, enhanced remineralization and protection from decalcification.