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.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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This appears to be due to a reversal of the direction of change for most cases in 3 particular categories: lymph node number, decalcification, and other.
(3) The complete decalcification was confirmed by the disappearance of the crown from the tooth section.
No significant correlation was found between decalcification methods used (TCA or EDTA) and the capacity to identify nucleoli (Spearman: P=0.9).
It's also useful for measuring different decalcification values in different surfaces of the tooth.
The results of the study were stated to have clinical implications for the aspects of retraction control through sliding mechanics with the use of elastomeric ligatures, and the potential detrimental effects on dental and periodontal tissues, such as decalcification and gingival inflammation, respectively (38).
Factors predictive of tumor growth, tumor decalcification, choroidal neovascularization, and visual outcome in 74 eyes with choroidal osteoma.
After fixation and decalcification of the cochlea with a 4% paraformaldehyde solution (0.1 M PBS, pH 7.4 for 8 h) and 0.1 M 10% EDTA solution (20 days), specimens were aligned on a cryomatrix for sectioning and histopathological analyses (Figure 4a).
Histopathological evaluation of the resected tumor showed a dense calcification (shredded due to no decalcification) in a background of amorphous degenerating fibrinous material (Figure 3) and according to the clinical and histological features, a diagnosis of cardiac CAT was provided.
Shields, "Factors predictive of tumor growth, tumor decalcification, choroidal neovascularization, and visual outcome in 74 eyes with choroidal osteoma," Archives of Ophthalmology, vol.
Decalcification, caries, and periodontal problems associated with orthodontic treatment have been reported in literature [13].