Theory II

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Theory II
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  1. without definite shape or visible differentiation in structure
    amorphous
  2. crystalline mineral component of bones and teeth that contains calcium phosphate
    apatite
  3. abnormal concretion composed of mineral salts, usually occurring within the hollow organs or their passages; also called stones, such as gallstones or kidney stones
    calculus
  4. mineralized dental biofilm that occures on a dental prosthesis
    denture calculus
  5. out of place; arising or produced at an abnormal site or in a tissue where it is not normally found
    ectopic
  6. examples are pulp stones, denticles, and salivary calculi
    ectopic oral calcification
  7. free of microorganisms; a _________ animal in research is reared under completely sterile conditions
    germ-free
  8. intercellular or intermicrobial substance of a tissue, or the tissue from which a structure develops, gains support, and is held together
    matrix
  9. addition of mineral elements, such as calcium and phosphorous, to the body or a part therof with resulting hardening of the tissue
    mineralization
  10. mucleus; focus; point of origin
    nidus
  11. inhibitor of calcification that occurs in parotid saliva of humans in variable amounts; anticalculus component of 'tarter-control' dentrifrices
    pyrophosphate
  12. holding all of a substance (solute) that can be dissolved in the solution
    saturated
  13. a solution containing more of an ingredient than can be held in solution permanently
    supersaturated

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