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Descriptor English:   Bone and Bones 
Descriptor Spanish:   Huesos 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Osso e Ossos 
Synonyms English:   Apophyses, Bony
Apophysis, Bony
Bone Tissue
Bone Tissues
Bones and Bone
Bones and Bone Tissue
Bony Apophyses
Bony Apophysis
Tissue, Bone
Tissues, Bone  
Tree Number:   A02.835.232
Definition English:   A specialized CONNECTIVE TISSUE that is the main constituent of the SKELETON. The principal cellular component of bone is comprised of OSTEOBLASTS; OSTEOCYTES; and OSTEOCLASTS, while FIBRILLAR COLLAGENS and hydroxyapatite crystals form the BONE MATRIX. 
Indexing Annotation English:   /cytol: consider also OSTEOBLASTS; OSTEOCLASTS; OSTEOCYTES; /embryol: consider also OSTEOGENESIS; /surg: consider also OSTEOTOMY or ARTHRODESIS or FRACTURE FIXATION & its specifics; differentiate from SKELETON which is almost never used: restrict SKELETON to bone arrangement as a whole & not for "skeletal" which usually means "bone" (= BONE AND BONES); inflammation = OSTEITIS; necrosis = OSTEONECROSIS;
Consider also terms at English:   OSSI- and OSTE- 
Entry Combination - descr/qualif English:   Bone and Bones/growth & development use Bone Development
Bone and Bones/transplantation use Bone Transplantation
See Related English:   Arthrodesis
Calcification, Physiologic
History Note English:   /transplantation was BONE TRANSPLANTATION 1963-65; was BONE AND BONES/transplantation 1966-89 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
AB abnormalities AH anatomy & histology
BS blood supply CH chemistry
CY cytology DG diagnostic imaging
DE drug effects EM embryology
EN enzymology IM immunology
IN injuries IR innervation
ME metabolism MI microbiology
PS parasitology PA pathology
PH physiology PP physiopathology
RE radiation effects SU surgery
UL ultrastructure VI virology
Record Number:   1867 
Unique Identifier:   D001842 

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