Resorption

  • (noun): The organic process in which the substance of some differentiated structure that has been produced by the body undergoes lysis and assimilation.
    Synonyms: reabsorption

Some articles on resorption:

Tooth Resorption
... Tooth resorption is a process by which all or part of a tooth structure is lost due to activation of the body's innate capacity to remove mineralized tissue ... Types include external resorption and internal resorption ...
Root Resorption
... In dentistry, root resorption is the breakdown or destruction, and subsequent loss, of the root structure of a tooth ... When the damage extends to the whole tooth, it is called tooth resorption ... Severe root resorption is very difficult to treat and often requires the extraction of teeth ...
Milk Basic Protein - Biological Function
... milk basic protein fraction promote bone formation and suppress bone resorption ... which act to break down bone and release minerals for resorption into plasma, MBP helps to reduce this process ... has been shown to result in increased bone mineral density and lower urinary markers of bone resorption ...
Bone Resorption
... Bone resorption is the process by which osteoclasts break down bone and release the minerals, resulting in a transfer of calcium from bone fluid to the blood ... These are the cells responsible for the resorption of bone ... and other enzymes important in the resorption process ...
Lactoferrin - Biological Functions - Bone Activity
... It has aided in decreasing bone resorption and increasing bone formation ... This was indicated by a decrease in the levels of two bone resorption markers (deoxypyridinoline and N-telopeptide) and an increase in the levels two bone formation markers (osteocalcin and alkaline ... in anti-inflammatory responses which indicates a reduction in bone resorption as well ...