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(Science: anatomy) Pertaining to the marrow or to any medulla, resembling marrow.

Origin: L. Medullaris

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Avian and ratite medullary bone

Bird medullary bone is described as a secondary bone tissue that provided calcium for producing eggshell, and have no biomechanical function. Bird medullary tissue is a very brittle and fragile type of bone that the spicules ...

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by munyit
Mon Apr 02, 2012 4:43 am
Forum: Physiology
Topic: Avian and ratite medullary bone
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Views: 2060

Crysectioning thymus

... like to cryosection a mouse thymus for immunofluorescence. Does anyone know how "deep" I should start in the thymus if I want to see the medullary and thymic epithelial cells? Say my mouse thymus is about 5mm thick...can I start 1 mm in? Should my sections be along a rostal-caudal axis? ...

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by BP180
Thu Feb 05, 2009 8:33 pm
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Crysectioning thymus
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Views: 1227

The Fiber Disease

... system, the sheath is formed from the cell membrane of the Schwann cell and, in the central nervous system, from oligodendrocytes. Also called medullary sheath." http://www.answers.com/topic/myelin-1 Okay, now.......if we go a little further...... microneuropathy: "Microneurography ...

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by Skytroll
Wed Oct 25, 2006 3:14 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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Views: 6245016

Heart beat control

Come on, make it straight, adrenaline is released by adrenal medullary cells 8)

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by Dr.Stein
Thu Mar 09, 2006 5:23 am
Forum: Physiology
Topic: Heart beat control
Replies: 9
Views: 19694


... about 'Appositional Growth' which i do not understand: 'As new bone tissue is deposited on the outer surface of bone, the bone tissue lining the medullary cavity is destroyed by osteoclasts in the endosteum. In this way, the medullary cavity enlarges as the bone increases in thickness'. I thought ...

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by Amy
Sat Jan 07, 2006 11:17 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: bone....help
Replies: 1
Views: 4176
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