allogenic Being genetically different although belonging to or obtained from the same species.
allogeneic Being genetically different although belonging to or obtained from the same species.
A nonbiologic material such as metal, ceramic, and plastic.
An anode is an electrode, where electrons leave the cell and oxidation occurs (“-“).
Maintaining, restoring or augmenting the volume of tissue with biomaterial, resorbable or non-resorbable.
In transplantation (and blood transfusion), when the donor and recipient are the same person.
Designed to assist or modify a biological activity.
Capacity of a material to fulfil its function with an appropriate response for a specific application from the receiving host. Quality
Progressive alteration of a material in a biological environment.
The quality of a biomaterial that satisfies those functional specifications for which it was designed.
Products derived from living tissues (animal or vegetable).
A material intended to interface with the biological System to evaluate, treat, augment or replace tissue, organ or function of the
At the cathode electrons enter the cell and reduction occurs (“+”).
colony forming unit (stem cells)
Combinations of materials of biological or non-biological origins or both.
An electrode is an electrical conductor used to make contact with a nonmetallic part of a circuit (e.g. a human
Removing an implant.
Fibrin Assisted Soft Tissue Promotion
free from infection
Thrombocytes stop bleeding. They aggregate at the contact with collagen and the proteins from the implant surface and close the
xenogenous Tissue grafts, when donor and recipient belong to different species. A heterologous transplant means ‘between species’ or ‘from one
Human pluripotent stem cells
A transplant between twins.
Kaplan-Meier estimate is one of the best options to be used to measure the fraction of subjects living for a
A biomaterial, resorbable or non-resorbable, surgically placed to restore lost bony substance.
A biomaterial, resorbable or non-resorbable, placed surgically on the surface of a bone, with or without loss of tissue, to obtain selective or
Minimally Invasive Surgery
Mesenchyymal Stem Cell
Products made from primary materials of inorganic origin (mineral or synthetic).
The term refers to the direct structural and functional connection between living bone and the surface of a load-bearing (Albrektsson
Osteoconduction occurs when the bone graft material serves as a scaffold for new bone growth that is perpetuated by the
Osteoinduction involves the stimulation of osteoprogenitor cells to differentiate into osteoblasts that then begin new bone formation. The most widely
De novo production of bone out of pluripotent reserve cells (stem cells), they are present in perivascular tissue and bone
Osteopromotion involves the enhancement of osteoinduction without the possession of osteoinductive properties. For example, enamel matrix derivative has been shown
Peripheral Blood Mononuclear Cell
porcine endogenous retroviruses
The nuclear receptor Rev-erbα controls circadian thermogenic plasticity. Gerhart-Hines Z, et al. Nature. 2013. Nature. 2013 Nov 21;503(7476):410-413. doi: 10.1038/nature12642.
There are some risk groups in planning implant surgery, e.g.: Blood disorder, coagulation Tumors Diabetes mellitus HIV Corticosteroids Biphosphonate Medication
surface-decalcified allogeneic bone
Tool to transfer 3D-planning of implants into the surgical procedure. There exists several types of surgical guides, mor or less
Tantalum is a chemical element with symbol Ta and atomic number 73. Tantalum is a rare, hard, blue-gray, lustrous transition metal
heterologous Tissue grafts, when donor and recipient belong to different species.
also “Zirconia” ZrO2 physical Density 5,68 g/cm³ Medical used Zirconium dioxides usually come with some dopants, which clearly improve physical
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