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Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
tissue remodeling +     
atrial ventricular junction remodeling +   
blood vessel remodeling +   
bone remodeling +   
The continuous turnover of bone matrix and mineral that involves first, an increase in resorption (osteoclastic activity) and later, reactive bone formation (osteoblastic activity). The process of bone remodeling takes place in the adult skeleton at discrete foci. The process ensures the mechanical integrity of the skeleton throughout life and plays an important role in calcium homeostasis. An imbalance in the regulation of bone resorption and bone formation results in many of the metabolic bone diseases, such as osteoporosis.
clearance of damaged tissue involved in inflammatory response wound healing 
connective tissue replacement +   
erythrocyte clearance +   
mammary gland involution +   
negative regulation of tissue remodeling +   
positive regulation of tissue remodeling +   
regulation of tissue remodeling +   
Sertoli cell barrier remodeling  

Exact Synonyms: bone remodelling
Xrefs: Wikipedia:Bone_remodeling
Definition Sources: GOC:curators

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