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breaks in bones or cartilage.

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fiber/hair moving thru water

... and is not stripped away as in Trichorrhexis nodosa. But the rigid twisting of the hair fiber through 180 degrees creates stress, which leads to fractures in the cuticle and internal cortex layer of the hair shaft.

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by ebianco
Wed Apr 11, 2012 3:03 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: fiber/hair moving thru water
Replies: 17
Views: 18520

The Bio History of a Fragipan Soil

... large prisms located beneath the soil surface anywhere from 18 to 30 inches or more. The peds are characterized by a very dense soil material that fractures with strong pressure from the fingers, forming a sort of pop when they break. Fragipans develop in acid soil conditions of grasslan and the ...

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by shearwater
Tue Dec 29, 2009 2:16 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Bio History of a Fragipan Soil
Replies: 1
Views: 2560

Tyrannosaurus sex et alia topics

... there is a osteopathology found in almost, if not all, tyrannosaur humeri that have been recovered. The injuries are for the most part stress fractures, with one major injury accounted for in which the tendon attachted to the bone was ripped out of place, leaving a small depression and spur ...

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by Kiezel
Sun Aug 13, 2006 4:20 am
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Tyrannosaurus sex et alia topics
Replies: 6
Views: 10037

radon/uranium/red clay

... element, it can drift out of the minerals where it forms into the air. Thus it's a good signal of uranium, even for buried deposits. Radon loves fractures because they set it free. Solid mineral grains are a pretty good trap for gases, but break the grains and the gas escapes. So just having ...

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Thu May 11, 2006 4:59 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
Replies: 7403
Views: 6266761

Bone remodelling

... play a role in detecting and repairing the damage. In senile osteoporosis, bone tissue is removed by the body, often to such an extent that fractures occur during normal activities. Osteoporosis may be referred to as a remodelling error (4.1.4). Some theoretical work, notably by Cowin and ...

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by Dr.Stein
Mon Nov 28, 2005 2:09 am
Forum: Physiology
Topic: Bone remodelling
Replies: 11
Views: 36341
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