Definitions for osseointegration
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The direct structural and functional connection between living bone and the surface of a load-bearing artificial implant, typically made of titanium.
Osseointegration derives from the Greek osteon, bone, and the Latin integrare, to make whole. The term refers to the direct structural and functional connection between living bone and the surface of a load-bearing artificial implant. Osseointegration has enhanced the science of medical bone and joint replacement techniques.
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The growth action of bone tissue, as it assimilates surgically implanted devices or prostheses to be used as either replacement parts (e.g., hip) or as anchors (e.g., endosseous dental implants).
The numerical value of osseointegration in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of osseointegration in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
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