Resorption

Resorption is a process by which a structure is remodeled. Types include: ...
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resorption

(L. resorbere to swallow again) the loss of substance through physiologic or pathologic means, such as loss of dentin and cementum of a tooth, or of the alveolar process of the mandible or maxilla.
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resorption

(re-sorp´shәn) the lysis and assimilation of a substance, as of bone. reabsorption.
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resorption

[n] - the organic process in which the substance of some differentiated structure that has been produced by the body undergoes lysis and assimilation
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Resorption

• (n.) The redissolving wholly or in part, in the molten magma of an igneous rock, of crystals previously formed. The dissolved material may again solidify, giving rise to a mass of small crystals, usually of a different kind. • (n.) The act of resorbing; also, the act of absorbing again; reabsorption.
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resorption

<physiology> The loss of substance through physiologic or pathologic means, such as loss of dentin and cementum of a tooth or of the alveolar process of the mandible or maxilla. ... Origin: L. Resorbere = to swallow again ... (10 Mar 1998) ...
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resorption

reabsorption noun the organic process in which the substance of some differentiated structure that has been produced by the body undergoes lysis and assimilation
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resorption

(of bone) the process of bone removal includes the dissolution of mineral and matrix and their uptake into the cell (phagocytosis). The cells responsible for this process are osteoclasts.
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Resorption

Re·sorp'tion (re*sôrp'shŭn) noun (Petrography) The redissolving wholly or in part, in the molten magma of an igneous rock, of crystals previously formed. The dissolved material may again solidify, giving rise to a mass of small crystals, usually of a different kind.
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Resorption

Re·sorp'tion noun The act of resorbing; also, the act of absorbing again; reabsorption.
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Resorption

A process by which a substance in the body, such as bone tissue, is lost by being destroyed and then absorbed by the body.
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Resorption

A process by which a substance in the body, such as bone tissue, is lost by being destroyed and then absorbed by the body.
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resorption

A process in which a substance, such as tissue, is lost by being destroyed and then absorbed by the body.
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RESORPTION

Biochemical dissolution or loss of tissue.
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Resorption

Resorption is the breakdown and assimilation of old bone in the cycle of bone growth. The process of resorption (remodeling) involves the removal of hard bone tissue by osteoclasts followed by the laying down of new bone cells by osteoblasts. Resorption releases calcium and repairs micro-damage to bones from normal wears and tears. An imbalance bet...
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Resorption

Resorption: The process of losing substance. Bone, when it is remodeled (reshaped), undergoes both new formation and resorption. The cell responsible for the resorption of bone is called an osteoclast.
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Resorption

The breakdown and assimilation of the bone that supports the tooth, i.e., bone loss.
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Resorption

The breakdown and assimilation of the bone that supports the tooth, i.e., bone loss.
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Resorption

The process of losing a substance.
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resorption

Type: Term Pronunciation: rē-sōrp′shŭn Definitions: 1. The act of resorbing. 2. A loss of substance by lysis, or by physiologic or pathologic means.
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