Essays Tagged: "Bone"

Applications of Silicon

Silicon is an essential element in humans, found in significant concentrations in hair, bone, epidermis and dental enamel. It is also the second most abundant element on the earth's crust, ... ic polymers and are not therefore found naturally. They have a linear, repeating silicon-oxygen backbone akin to silica. However, organic groups attached directly to the silicon atoms by carbon-silico ... found in silica. Certain organic groups can be used to link two or more of these silicon-oxygen backbones and the nature and extent of this cross linking enables a wide variety of products to be manuf ...

(2 pages) 79 0 3.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Engineering > Manufacturing Engineering

Definitions in biology.

pathyAlveolus: 1.A small angular cavity or pit, such as a honeycomb cell.2.A tooth socket in the jawbone.4.3.A tiny, thin-walled, capillary-rich sac in the lungs where the exchange of oxygen and carbo ... rocess of a nerve fiber that generally conducts impulses away fr from the body of the nerve cell.11.Bone : 1.a. The dense, semirigid, porous, calcified connective tissue forming the major portion of t ...

(13 pages) 100 0 4.3 Sep/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Achieving Success in College

given information is to create sentences. For instance, if someone is trying to remember all of the bones of the wrist they could make the sentence "Please Take Less Salt" for the proximal bones of th ... ess Salt" for the proximal bones of the wrist and the sentence "He Could Tell Terry" for the distal bones of the wrist. The first letter of each word in the sentence stands for the first letter of eac ...

(5 pages) 95 1 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Discuss: Methods by which archaeologists carry out the uncovering or excavation of archaeological sites

and traps artifacts that would go otherwise unnoticed like small flaked stones and fish and rodent bones. All artifacts and bones found in there original resting place are mapped and excavated using ... ist of what was bagged and removed from the hole, for example charcoal, soil samples, artifacts and bones. Every artifact and bone is placed in a bag designated to a unit and level, which intern recei ...

(2 pages) 38 0 3.5 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Archaeology

Bone Growth

Bone Growth By Tina Cook Bones grow with the epiphysis plate, something like endocho ... ocated in region next to diathesis will age. The osteo blasts now move in and ossify matrix to form bone. When cartilage growth cease in the early twenties, the ephehyseal plate completely ossifies on ... in the early twenties, the ephehyseal plate completely ossifies only an epiphyseal line remains and bone will not grow in length. The growth of a bone depends on the ovaries and testes of someone. The ...

(1 pages) 1671 1 3.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Disease Related to Nutrition - Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis is the disease and it is the process whereby the bones get weak and brittle which is caused by bone loss. This loss weakens the bones and can cause f ... bones and can cause fractures in the hip, wrist, spine, or elsewhere. The older we get we lose more bone than our bodies can make. It is also a disease in which bones become fragile and more likely to ... your age, and how you live your life all play a role in causing this disease.Osteoporosis is also a bone condition caused by a decrease in mass, resulting in bones that are more porous and more easily ...

(4 pages) 128 0 4.4 Mar/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

The Delicate Legs of Horses

in a horse'sbody are its legs, unfortunately the legs are very delicate and become lame easilyfrom bone fractures, joint disorders, and ringbone.In order to be able to care for a horse when it is ill ... at are ridden on unsafe footing (Smith 62).Horses have one of the hardest, most densely mineralized bones in allanimals (Kilby 65). Under the right conditions, bones heal better than any othertissue i ...

(12 pages) 27 0 2.3 Jun/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Zoology

Cortical Bone

IntroductionThe following study provides an overview of what is know concerning cortical bone. We explore its physical composition, methodologies used in mechanical investigations, and impl ... gies used in mechanical investigations, and implication of findings to date.History of the Study of BoneThe first documented study of bone was by Hippocrates, considered to be the father of medicine. ... ince his initial investigation into anatomy, several other notable scientists have played a part in bone anatomy including Aristotle, Galen, Abdallatif, Havers, and Albinus. In Great Britain in the 19 ...

(17 pages) 50 0 5.0 Feb/2007

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Analysing an advertisement for joint care

n the product does and also introduces to us that this product will also help with your muscles and bones as well as your joints.The phrase “supple and flexible” tells us that the ingredient ... ody works.At the top of the advertisement it has this phrases “Triple action joint, muscle and bone care.” this is telling us that this product is so powerful that it will help with your mus ...

(3 pages) 18 0 3.7 Jun/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Descriptive Essays

Bones

our bones are very important. the skeletal system is responsible for creating cells that help keep us he ... od). it protects our vital oorgans it supports our muscular system alowing us to move. in order for bones to maintain themselsves, they must constnatly break sown and rebuilds the collage and minerals ... rebuilds the collage and minerals that they are cells called osteoplast are acids that eat away the bone s mineral coating and collagen. you can think of them as bone destroyers cells called osteoblas ...

(1 pages) 452 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

The Eighth Wonder Of The World

p this well-oiled machine working. The skeletal system is like the framework of a house. The bone system offers a variety of things such as storage, "support, and protection" to the other ... aaff and Fox 205). Excess "calcium" in the blood form the circulatory system is stored in the bones (Chabner 492). It offers a place of "insertion and origin" for muscles and supports thei ...

(3 pages) 15 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis is a disease that affects a person's bone mass and increases the deterioration of bone tissue causing bones to become fragile and prone t ... increases the deterioration of bone tissue causing bones to become fragile and prone to breakages. Bone is a form of connective tissue that is made of collagen, a protein that provides elasticity and ... ective tissue that is made of collagen, a protein that provides elasticity and calcium, which makes bones hard. Bones are constantly growing with osteoclasts breaking down and reabsorbing old bone and ...

(3 pages) 21 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Leila The Live Bone

BONE offers its readers a chance to peer into the world of Chinatown in San Francisco. There are man ... lmost to a point of dysfunction, just as a whole body cannot function properly when one part or one bone is missing. However, besides the parting between Mah and Leon, BONE introduces a character, Lei ... besides the parting between Mah and Leon, BONE introduces a character, Leila who plays a role as a bone that links in various ways. Leila's explicit role as a bone could be extended ...

(3 pages) 1240 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community > Children and Youngsters

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ause they repeatedly generate high levels of power outputs and impose heavy loads to their muscles, bones, and connective tissue in the process of learning new skills. (Blimkie & Marion, 1993) The ... musculoskeletal system, especially in the sensitivity of joint structures and growth plates of long bones. However, more recent studies have found that strength gains are possible. They found that if ...

(5 pages) 570 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Effects of Disease on Human Physiology; Skeletal System

AppendicesNormal Healthy Bone: Bone Affected by OsteoporosisAppendix BAppendix AAppendix C T-Score below 0T-Score = 0T- ... ted by OsteoporosisAppendix BAppendix AAppendix C T-Score below 0T-Score = 0T-Score above 0Bones are less dense than the average younger populationBones are the same density as the average ... han the average younger populationBones are the same density as the average younger populationBones are denser than the average younger populationAppendix D(Tables constructed using informatio ...

(1 pages) 31 0 3.7 Apr/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Microscopic Structure of the mammalian gaseous exchange system

We are to set up an experiment to investigate the bone structure of a pig's trotter by dissection.HypothesisIn this experiment we are to investigate t ... a pig's trotter by dissection.HypothesisIn this experiment we are to investigate two aspects of the bone structure in mammals which we have chosen a pig's trotter. I expect that it would be difficult ... ter. I expect that it would be difficult dissecting the pig's trotter as to investigate deep in the bone the skin must be first cut off without damaging the tendons and the cartilage beneath. Also, I ...

(1 pages) 1066 0 3.0 Oct/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Bone Marrow Transplantation (BMT) and Management of Neutropenia

in 3 men and 1 in 4 women will be directly affected by cancer before the age of 75 (AIHW, 2001, 6). Bone marrow transplantation (BMT) or stem cell transplantation (SCT) has emerged as an effective, li ... is, 2005, 590). This obstacle can be reduced by the reinfusion of stem cell that can repopulate the bone marrow and restore hematopoietic function after high- dose chemotherapy and radiation therapy h ...

(9 pages) 17 0 0.0 Dec/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Memories of That Seemingly Normal Day...

ing me to straighten it out. As I was trying to I moved it too much and I had an eerie feeling of a bone wiggling inside my flesh. I hadn't ever broken a bone before this, so I couldn't believe I had ... er broken a bone before this, so I couldn't believe I had broken it! I had always expected a broken bone to be unbelievably painful, but it wasn't that bad to me. Cameron kept assuring me that it wasn ...

(4 pages) 14 0 5.0 Mar/2009

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Evolution de la stabilité implantaire lors de l’élévation sinusienne par voie crestale : Etude Pilote

are very limited. It would be interesting to set the time of the loading according to the sub-sinus bone height and the implant stability. Thus, the aim of our pilot clinical study is to investigate f ... me to our knowledge, the behavior of implants stability in the posterior maxilla with reduced sinus bone height. A total of 23 Brånemark MKIII Ti Unite RP implants were placed in 9 nonsmoker pat ...

(26 pages) 0 0 0.0 Mar/2014

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Health & Fitness