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plaque

(Science: dentistry) dental plaque is a combination of food (left in the mouth after eating), bacteria (which live in the mouth) and bacterial byproducts (acidic wastes). These acidic wastes can break down the tooth enamel leading to tooth decay.

Plaque also irritates the gum tissue (see gingivitis) and eventually destroys periodontal tissue, promoting periodontal disease.


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development of unstable atherosclerosis

... enter the arterial wall Fibrous cells and smooth muscle divide in the media. The endothelial surface ruptures Thrombocytes aggregate on the plaque surface Fatty deposits are trapped in the arterial wall I did in this way Is that correct plz someone help me with this question i am a bit confused ...

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by zak
Thu Nov 28, 2013 6:41 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: development of unstable atherosclerosis
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Views: 561

unstable atherosclerosis

... enter the arterial wall Fibrous cells and smooth muscle divide in the media. The endothelial surface ruptures Thrombocytes aggregate on the plaque surface Fatty deposits are trapped in the arterial wall I did in this way Is that correct plz someone help me with this question i am a bit confused ...

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by zak
Tue Nov 26, 2013 11:29 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: unstable atherosclerosis
Replies: 3
Views: 920

Need help identifying bones found on beach

... after a hurricane last summer. We cleaned the bones and mounted them, but I sure would like to identify the animal it came from so I can add a plaque identifying it. Does anyone have any idea what type of animal this is? spine.JPG

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by Bengalcat57
Wed Jan 16, 2013 9:17 pm
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Need help identifying bones found on beach
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Views: 1580

Need help in Micro!

... in destruction of microbes. 19. Discuss viral taxonomy. What 3 criteria are used by the ICTV to classify a virus. 20. Discuss the use of plaque-forming units in Virology. 21. Descride the lytic cycle of the T-even bacteriophage. 22. Describe the lysogenic cycle of the bacteriophage lambda. ...

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by whitecaddy26
Thu Feb 09, 2012 7:36 pm
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Need help in Micro!
Replies: 11
Views: 4108

Re: about cholesterol

... They include taking a very small ballon and threading it through the arteries to a point where the thickening occurs and inflating it to push the plaques back. This does not remove but theoretically it could. The other way would be to literally scrape the vascular tissue from this inside out. ...

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by daniel.kurz
Fri Oct 28, 2011 6:42 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: about cholesterol
Replies: 5
Views: 2262
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