"Bone Substitutes" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
Synthetic or natural materials for the replacement of bones or bone tissue. They include hard tissue replacement polymers, natural coral, hydroxyapatite, beta-tricalcium phosphate, and various other biomaterials. The bone substitutes as inert materials can be incorporated into surrounding tissue or gradually replaced by original tissue.
- Bone Substitutes
- Replacement Material, Bone
- Replacement Materials, Bone
- Materials, Bone Replacement
- Bone Substitute
- Substitute, Bone
- Substitutes, Bone
- Bone Replacement Material
- Material, Bone Replacement
- Bone Replacement Materials
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