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replacement

1. Geology the growth of a mineral within another of different chemical composition by gradual simultaneous deposition and removal
2. a process of fossilization by gradual substitution of mineral matter for the original organic matter

replacement

[ri′plās·mənt]
(geology)
Growth of a new or chemically different mineral in the body of an old mineral by simultaneous capillary solution and deposition.
(paleontology)
Substitution of inorganic matter for the original organic constituents of an organism during fossilization.
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He saw that first joint replacement in his first year of medical school.
The Connecticut Joint Replacement Institute (CJRI) at Saint Francis Hospital has performed more than 20,000 procedures since opening in 2007.
Joint Replacement Centre Wales launch event, from left: GP Dr David Jenkins with Nuffield Health Cardiff & Vale Hospitals marketing manager Sarah Hussain, hip surgeon Mr Stephen Jones, theatre manager Martine Buckland and hospitals director Simon Rogers
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The intention is, that this technology will lead to increased patient safety and improved lifespan of joint replacement prosthetics.
Currently the joint replacement registry is a voluntary one, and captures only a portion of the procedures done in the country.
Scheduled to be operational in March, the 35-bed project is led by Emirati Dr Samih Tarabichi, a joint replacement and orthopaedic surgeon who pioneered bone replacement surgery in the UAE, and holds four patents in the field.
Adults in Iceland who underwent total joint replacement of the hip or knee were not significantly more likely to have atherosclerosis, based on data from 5,170 adults with an average age of 76 years.
What makes this group so special is they walked to the party with no pain in their knees or hips because they were patients at Mercy Memorial's Joint Replacement Center.

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