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deciduous

1. Botany (of trees and shrubs) shedding all leaves annually at the end of the growing season and then having a dormant period without leaves
2. Zoology (of antlers, wings, teeth, etc.) being shed at the end of a period of growth
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deciduous

[di′sij·ə·wəs]
(biology)
Falling off or being shed at the end of the growing period or season.
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deciduous

Descriptive of trees or shrubs, usually of temperate climates, that shed their leaves annually; characteristic of most hardwoods and a few softwoods.
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Table-I: Tabular summary of isolation and culture of dental pulp stem cells derived from permanent and deciduous teeth
This longitudinal study was performed with children at the Dental Clinics of the State University of Maringa, State of Parana, with a history of dental trauma involving deciduous teeth in the period from 2011 to 2016.
On panoramic radiography, there was a well-defined capsulated non-homogenized radiopaque mass related to the apical region of the right deciduous mandibular second molar (figure 1).
--Scenario A: The current park, including asphalt surfaces, buildings in the vicinity and with a planting design including 50% grass, 40% deciduous and 10% evergreen trees.
Despite the advances made in protection from tooth decay, the widespread natural dentition protection awareness, and the increasing number of patients seeking help from pedodontic clinics, the early loss of the deciduous teeth is still a common problem (1).
Tooth transposition has been reported to be associated with other dental anomalies such as missing teeth, small or peg-shaped maxillary lateral incisors, retained deciduous mandibular lateral incisors and canines, rotations and malposition of adjacent teeth, and root dilacerations and impactions [22].
[9] revealed that mRNA of inflammatory factors, including IL-1 beta, IL-6, and tumor necrosis factor- (TNF-) alpha, was expressed at similar levels in both stem cells from inflamed pulp of deciduous teeth and stem cells from exfoliated deciduous teeth, but the stem cells from inflamed pulps of deciduous teeth secreted more TNF-alpha protein.
Deciduous teeth, forming from the first trimester until about 3 years of age, are a record of prenatal development.
Deciduous hedges offer a changing display throughout the year, attractive in spring and summer when in full leaf, with tinted foliage in autumn.
Pulpectomy followed by stainless steel crown restorations were done for left deciduous second molar and right deciduous first and second molars.
'One of the principal cultural practices in deciduous fruit orchards and vineyards is irrigation and its successful accomplishment frequently determines whether the grower makes a profit.
Hi Barry, The best time will depend on whether it is evergreen or deciduous magnolia.