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Prosthesis

prosthesis

(Science: orthopaedics, surgery) An artificial substitute for a missing body part, such as an arm or leg, eye or tooth, used for functional or cosmetic reasons or both.

Origin: Gr. = a putting to


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Bacteriophages and Acne?

... Intestinal Infections Laryngitis Lung Infections Mastitis Myositis Nose / Throat Infections Prostatitis and Associated Sexual Problems Infected Prosthesis Chronic Sinusitis (Rhinosinusitis) Skin Boils / Abscess / Lesions Tracheitis Urinary Tract Infections (UTI) and Cystitis Vaginitis Infections ...

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by victory798
Sun Apr 01, 2012 8:42 pm
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Bacteriophages and Acne?
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Views: 12618

Re: Height

... height like you. Some clinics perform surgeries, where they basically cut off one's shin bones, stretch them apart a bit and then use some sort of prosthesis or support to allow bone to fill that gap. It's a laborous and expensive process, and not even very successful. What comes to causing microfractures ...

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by biohazard
Thu Mar 27, 2008 6:54 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Height
Replies: 11
Views: 6375

The Fiber Disease

... fabrics and other forms suitable for human prostheses that could induce the body’s own cells to rebuild lost tissue while gradually replacing the prosthesis . Duration: 3/1/1993 — 2/28/1996 ATP Number: 92-01-0133 FUNDING (in thousands): ATP $1,999 48% Company 2,128 52% Total $4,127 ACCOMPLISHMENTS: ...

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by London
Wed Dec 20, 2006 7:15 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
Replies: 7403
Views: 5428620

The Fiber Disease

... Cortical Electrode Arrays Neural Recording Devices FreeHand System Implants The Brain Communicator Sensory Augmentation Cochlear Bionic Ear Neural Prosthesis Program at the NIH Neuroprosthesis Related Research Projects Neuroprosthesis Research Organization Rehabilitation Engineering Laboratories ...

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by London
Mon Dec 18, 2006 4:02 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
Replies: 7403
Views: 5428620

The Fiber Disease

... indwelling medical devices. Table from: http://www.altcorp.com Microorganism Has been isolated from biofilms on Candida albicans Artificial voice prosthesis Central venous catheter Intrauterine device Coagulase-negative staphylococci Artificial hip prosthesis Artificial voice prosthesis Central ...

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by Skytroll
Sun Nov 05, 2006 4:47 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
Replies: 7403
Views: 5428620


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