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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On the healing of aseptic bone cavities by implantation of antiseptic decalcified bone.
For bone marrow biopsy, as far as possible, controls should be applied on specimens which are fixed and decalcified in the same way as the tissue for diagnosis.
Slides of the peripheral blood and bone marrow aspirates were stained using Romanowsky and May-Grunwald Giemsa (MGG) stains respectively; the trephine biopsy was decalcified, fixed, embedded in wax, cut, trimmed and stained using haematoxylin and eosin (H&E), MGG and reticulin stains.
In this research, crab, shrimp, and lobster shells were deproteinized and decalcified, followed by deacetylation.
Elodea leaf cells, red onion cells, decalcified eggs, dialysis tubing, and plastic baggies are common microscopic and macroscopic representations at the cellular level.
Closure of a bronchopleural fistula using decalcified human spongiosa and a fibrin sealant.
Pieces of the gills were decalcified for 2-3 h using the formic acid--sodium citrate method (Luna 1968).
Though bone growth proteins were identified as far back as 1965 (even further if the 1889 discovery of the therapeutic benefits of decalcified ox bone is taken into consideration), the road to market for BMPs was a long and arduous one for manufacturers due to the flexibility of applications inside the body.
The eletrophilic attack by acid protons on polymeric Si-O-Al bonds are reported to result in destruction of aluminosilicate framework and therefore the corroded layer could be considered as a partially dealkalized and decalcified Si/Al residue which has the potential to inhibit further corrosion by acting as a barrier to the acid ions (Allahverdi and Skvara 2001a, b).
Histological evaluations with hematoxylin and eosin (H&E) staining were performed with transplanted bones fixed in 4% paraformaldehyde and decalcified with Calci-Clear Rapid (Raymond A Lamb, Durham, NC).