Definitions

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  • adj. Of or pertaining to an osteoclast
  • adj. Of or pertaining to osteoclasis

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Absorbing or breaking down bone; having the alleged character or quality of an osteoclast. See osteoclast, 2.

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Examples

  • Tumor necrosis factors alpha and beta induce osteoblastic cells to stimulate osteoclastic bone resorption.

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  • DMARD treatment in RA DMARD Effect Antimalarials (136) Stabilize lysosomal membranes and inhibit metabolism of deoxyribonucleotides Gold compounds (136) Inhibit NF-κB activation Inhibit osteoclastic activation Inhibit B cell activation Increase IL-1ra production Penicillamine (136) Effects on free radical scavenging Catalyzes removal of metals from metalloproteinases Sulfasalazine

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  • - An osteoblastic (and osteoclastic) induced excretion of pain mediators that result in sensitization of the nociceptor. [prostaglandin E, bradykinin, histamine, and interleukin]

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  • Computed tomography revealed a progressively enlarging right renal lesion, multiple liver masses, enlargement of the para-aortic lymph nodes, and multiple osteoblastic and osteoclastic lesions.

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