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bone ultimate force (CMO:0001561)
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Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
bone stiffness +   
bone total energy absorbed before break +   
bone ultimate displacement +   
bone ultimate force +   
A calculated measurement of the force necessary to fracture a bone under specified conditions and thus a measure of the biomechanical strength of that bone. Bone is the hard, rigid form of connective tissue constituting most of the skeleton of vertebrates and composed chiefly of calcium salts.
femur biomechanical measurement +   
tibia biomechanical measurement +   
vertebra biomechanical measurement +   

Related Synonyms: force at failure
Definition Sources: PMID:11905527

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