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  • n. Plural form of osteoclast.

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Examples

  • Skeleton Crew osteoclast The drugs target a protein called RANK Ligand, which helps regulate cells called osteoclasts that break down bone.

    Week in Words

  • The drugs target a protein called RANK Ligand, which helps regulate cells called osteoclasts that break down bone.

    FDA Panel Votes Against Expanding Use of Amgen Drug Xgeva

  • The destruction is performed by specialized cells called osteoclasts

    We���re Born With 270 Bones. As Adults We Have 206

  • Bone remodeling consists of two stages: resorption, when cells called osteoclasts dissolve old bone, creating small cavities; and bone formation, or remodeling, when cells called osteoblasts build new bone by filling those cavities with calcium.

    You Staying Young

  • Call the osteoclasts in your body to an imaginary “board meeting” and announce that their top priority is to seek out unnecessary calcium deposits and completely remove them.

    Cell-Level Healing

  • In addition to the healing work we did together in my office, I taught Jeremy to call his osteoclasts into action during meditation in order to achieve healing at the cellular level.

    Cell-Level Healing

  • High intakes of retinol, the active form of vitamin A, stimulates cells called osteoclasts that break down bone.

    Eat, Drink, and Be Healthy

  • Patients randomly allocated receive standard chemotherapy and/or hormone therapy, either with or without the addition of Zometa, a drug that works by inhibiting the cells that break down bone, called osteoclasts.

    Reuters: Press Release

  • Osteoporosis occurs when a class of cells known as osteoclasts - which secrete hydrochloric acid and help in normal skeletal maintenance - go rogue.

    Thestar.com - Home Page

  • Denosumab is the first in a new class of medicines that work by blocking a protein that activates bone-destroying cells called osteoclasts.

    Reuters: Press Release

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