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Compact bone

Known as: compact substance of bone, Substantia compacta, Compact Bone Tissue 
A type of osseous tissue which makes up the outer layer of bone. It is dense, rigid, strong, and forms concentric lamellar OSTEONS.
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Review
2010
Review
2010
Use of high-resolution micro-computed tomography (microCT) imaging to assess trabecular and cortical bone morphology has grown… Expand
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Review
2003
Review
2003
Some ceramics, such as Bioglass, sintered hydroxyapatite, and glass-ceramic A-W, spontaneously bond to living bone. They are… Expand
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Several growth factors are expressed in distinct temporal and spatial patterns during fracture repair. Of these, vascular… Expand
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Bone lesions above a critical size become scarred rather than regenerated, leading to nonunion. We have attempted to obtain a… Expand
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
Osteoprotegerin (OPG) is a secreted protein that inhibits osteoclast formation. In this study the physiological role of OPG is… Expand
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
Glucocorticoid-induced bone disease is characterized by decreased bone formation and in situ death of isolated segments of bone… Expand
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Highly Cited
1988
Highly Cited
1988
The Young's modulus of elasticity, the calcium content and the volume fraction (1-porosity) of 23 tension specimens and 80… Expand
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Highly Cited
1988
Highly Cited
1988
Stiffness of compact bone is found to be highly and nonlinearly dependent on its porosity, its complement, bone volume fraction… Expand
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Highly Cited
1987
Highly Cited
1987
The observed fit of bone mass to a healthy animal's typical mechanical usage indicates some mechanism or mechanisms monitor that… Expand
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Highly Cited
1975
Highly Cited
1975
Abstract The use of a tranversely isotropic model is tested for the elastic behavior of bovine and human bone and the five… Expand
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