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Wolff-chaikoff effect

Wolff-Chaikoff effect --> Wolff-Chaikoff block

blocking of the organic binding of iodine and its incorporation into hormone caused by large doses of iodine; usually a transient effect, but in large doses in susceptible individuals it can be prolonged and cause iodine myxoedema.

Synonym: wolff-Chaikoff effect.

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Bone remodelling

... applying this understanding to the mechanical analysis of bone. Julius Wolff (4.1.2) published his seminal 1892 monograph on bone remodeling; the ... marked adaptive response in bone, whereas static deformation has little effect (4.1.16). Experiments (4.1.21) upon rabbit tibiae bear this out. In ...

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