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  • adj. Of, pertaining to, or caused by resorption

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Pertaining to or characterized by resorption.


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  • This is due to some kind of abnormal internal resorptive process.

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  • The injury to digestion during fever comprises not only the peptic functions, which manifest themselves clearly in a reduction of the excretion of hydrochloric acid, but all functions pertaining thereto, the motory as well as the resorptive.

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  • If not taken care of, a cat can easily develop periodontal disease or even resorptive lesions which are painful and breakdown tooth structure. this article from Paw Nation, cats should have regular at-home and professional cleanings to make sure their teeth remain healthy. Home RSS feed

  • These data strongly suggest that gallium-containing compounds exert anti-resorptive and anabolic effects on bone


  • In the reparative and remodeling phases, bone formation and remodeling involve angiogenesis and the formation and functions of bone-forming cells (i.e. osteoblasts) and bone-resorptive cells (i.e. osteoclasts).

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  • Inverness Medical offers the Osteomark┬« NTx range of ELISA products for monitoring patient response to anti-resorptive therapies.

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  • Research has shown that patients who adhere to anti-resorptive drug therapy have a decreased risk of fractures, which cost healthcare institutions billions of dollars every year.

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  • Unlike the aggressive actions of other therapies, which can sometimes lead to brittle bones after several years of therapy, strontium is a moderate anti resorptive drug that also works to enhance bone mineralization giving the patients stronger, more fracture-resistant bones.


  • Two newer classes of anti-resorptive drugs developed for use in osteoporosis are performing well in Phase III clinical trials: small molecule inhibitors of cathepsin K and the monoclonal antibody denosumab against RANK ligand (2).

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  • FORLs, or resorptive lesions, are what Idgie has and she had a tooth pulled today.

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