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The main chemical Compound in bone, deposited as minute amorphous crystals in a netlike matrix of collagenous fibres containing collagen; it closely resembles the naturally occurring fluorapatite 3Ca3(PO4)2-CaF2, but is probably a hydroxyapatite in which f is replaced by OH.

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Changes on our face when we grow

Guess it depends on the individual in question, but unlike bone cartilage will continue to grow through our lives. You have may noticed that older people have proportionally larger noses and ears since their internal structure is mostly cartilage. I guess ...

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by Babybel56
Fri Mar 14, 2014 4:00 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Changes on our face when we grow
Replies: 1
Views: 79

Re: Unidentified Animal Bone

I agree with the above posters that it's probably a big herbivore molar. Moose seems most likely.

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by DarwinsBitch
Wed Feb 19, 2014 1:52 pm
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Unidentified Animal Bone
Replies: 5
Views: 2833

Re: What do you do when talking to creationists?

... fix-finite-defined? That is, can one understand it by means of using a fleshy brain and its limited words? Does the whole of life fit into a bone box? Indeed, will science add indefinitely without understanding completely? Anyway, is it possible to understand something completely? Along these ...

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by editorb
Sat Jan 18, 2014 2:33 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: What do you do when talking to creationists?
Replies: 4
Views: 1482

Supraorbital brow ridge.

... during teen years. Yet, it seems to be inheritable too. Do we have any informations on this? I used to think the brow ridge came with a large bone structure and a wide, thick jaw, but it actually doesn't. It seems to be more of a random things. If you guys have anything regarding this matter, ...

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by Structutr
Wed Dec 18, 2013 4:11 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Supraorbital brow ridge.
Replies: 0
Views: 454

Small Mammal's Lower Jaw? Very unique- trying to identify

... right, serious deformation, probably the reason it died as there is no way it could macerate its prey with the teeth laying horizontally to the jawbone. It died young whatever it was as the teeth are in good condition, I don't think it is a fox I done some quick googling and a foxes jaw bone comes ...

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by vk4vfx
Wed Nov 20, 2013 10:39 am
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Small Mammal's Lower Jaw? Very unique- trying to identify
Replies: 5
Views: 2295
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