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Fracture

Fracture

(Science: orthopaedics) a break or rupture in the cortex of bone. The act of breaking a bone.

Origin: L. Fractura, from frangere = to break


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Traditional Chinese Medicine in China

... to 75% of the areas in China. TCM has been very effective in the treatment of diseases such as cardio-cerebro-vascular, immunogenic, tumors, bone fracture, etc. Scientific research and clinic experiments in TCM are continuously progressing. Successes have been made in many of the areas such as ...

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by acherb
Thu Apr 14, 2011 1:04 am
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Traditional Chinese Medicine in China
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Re: Hair and DNA

... these cells have DNA). To use DNA testing (paternity testing, criminal investigations, etc.), hair is uprooted. The hair that falls in the form of fracture is not useful for this analysis (it does not contain DNA).

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by EnidBagnold
Thu Mar 31, 2011 12:21 pm
 
Forum: Physiology
Topic: Hair and DNA
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vertebral compressure fracture will cause constipation?

http://www.aafp.org/afp/20040101/111.html what is the reason behind? many thanks

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by theverity
Tue Oct 06, 2009 6:06 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: vertebral compressure fracture will cause constipation?
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Tools for studying cells question

from wikipedia "Freeze-fracture or freeze-etch – a preparation method particularly useful for examining lipid membranes and their incorporated proteins in "face on" view. The fresh tissue or cell suspension is frozen rapidly ...

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by MrMistery
Fri Dec 26, 2008 6:07 pm
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Tools for studying cells question
Replies: 2
Views: 4481

Tools for studying cells question

Note: This is not a homework question. This is part of a study effort for a big test coming up soon. What is freeze fracture? Freeze-etching? Could someone explain this to me? Progress I made: I have a book that simply mentioned freeze fracture and freeze-etching but doesn't bother ...

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by thewax
Fri Dec 26, 2008 12:00 am
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Tools for studying cells question
Replies: 2
Views: 4481
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