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Deformation

Deformation

a change from the normal size or shape. Also called deformity. A deformation can be present at birth (congenital) or develop after birth (acquired).


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Trying to prove height increase...need help

... or gene signaling from the articular cartilage/synovial joint. When the articular cartilage is loaded it results in the release of water upon deformation and perhaps cartilagenous signals trigger processes in the epiphysis.

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by MiniGolfer
Thu Jul 24, 2014 9:09 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Trying to prove height increase...need help
Replies: 2
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Small Mammal's Lower Jaw? Very unique- trying to identify

I think Grisner is 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 ...

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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: 3344

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

I will go ahead and make the assertion that there is some serious deformation of the jaw. It's been awhile but I do see what I would call carnassials which would make it a carnivore, assuming that they are carnassials. Incisor count eliminates marsupial so ...

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by Grisner
Wed Jun 26, 2013 12:49 am
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Small Mammal's Lower Jaw? Very unique- trying to identify
Replies: 5
Views: 3344

Extensibility of collagen

... I'm in the right forum. I wonder if any of you can tell me of a molecule/product that could, in vivo, enhance the extensibility and the plastic deformation capacities of collagen fibers. I know that infrared radiation has this property, although this effect is light. For example, I'm wondering ...

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by Raphy
Tue Nov 03, 2009 9:08 pm
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Extensibility of collagen
Replies: 7
Views: 3879

Neurofibromatosis type 1

... process invoving many bodily systems, but if neurofibromas are forming within the outer nervous system and under the skin, besides asthetic deformation, HOW does this inturn impact upon homestasis?

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by CarbonProduct
Sat Jul 11, 2009 5:40 pm
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Neurofibromatosis type 1
Replies: 1
Views: 2901
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