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NTR: subchondral bone #1195

cindyJax opened this Issue Feb 1, 2016 · 0 comments


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cindyJax commented Feb 1, 2016

New term request:
subchondral bone

Suggested def:
The bone region of the epiphysis that provides underlying mechanical and physiological support for the cartilage of joint articular surfaces.

Some refs:
PMID: 20392241, PMID: 24084727

It's an important bone region that is damaged in osteoarthritis.

@cmungall cmungall closed this in e368e53 Feb 13, 2016

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