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The process by which a magma redissolves previously crystallized minerals.
Absorption or, less commonly, adsorption of material by a body or system from which the material was previously released.
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The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.



(1) In physiology, repeated assimilation; the same as absorption.

(2) In pathology and pathological physiology, the same as resolution. In cases of leukoses, for example, resorption of the bone develops very intensively and is accompanied by rarefaction and the complete resolution of the bony frame.

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Obturation of internal resorption cavities with 4 different techniques: An in-vitro comparative study.
Comparing the Ability of Different Materials and Techniques in Filling Artificial Internal Resorption Cavities.
* The filling quality of different materials and techniques in artificial internal resorption cavities were assessed using two different methods: radiography and observation of sectioned samples with a stere-omicroscope.
The investigations of ZOE as a pulpotomy agent or base for pulpotomies suggest that ZOE can cause pulp inflammation with a risk of subsequent internal resorption [Fuks et al., 1997; Jabbarifar et al., 2004].
By forming plugs that occlude cappillary orifices, the protein complex also prevents the formation of blood clots and thereby minimises chances for inflammation and internal resorption in pulp therapy [Lemon et al., 1993].
The occurrence of internal resorption has been estimated to be between 0.01% and 55%, depending on the inflammatory status of the pulp.
Once internal resorption has been diagnosed, the clinician must make a decision on the prognosis of the tooth.
The teeth were radiographed in order to visualize the internal resorption cavity.
However, internal resorption of 11 around the gutta-percha was then evident due to ingress of granulation tissue.
But inflammatory changes including internal resorption can occur [Doyle et al., 1962; Schroder, 1978], due to a blood clot remaining prior to CH application [Schroder 1973], previous chronic inflammation [Schroder, 1978], or the inability of CH to maintain a long-term seal [Cox et al., 1996; Goracci and Mori, 1996], resulting in microleakage.
Calcium hydroxide is not recommended due to low radiographic success rates; failures are not limited to internal resorption.

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