hydroxyapatite


hy·droxy·ap·a·tite

noun \hī-ˌdräk-sē-ˈa-pə-ˌtīt\

Definition of HYDROXYAPATITE

:  a complex phosphate of calcium Ca5(PO4)3OH that occurs as a mineral and is the chief structural element of vertebrate bone

Variants of HYDROXYAPATITE

hy·droxy·ap·a·tite or hy·drox·yl·ap·a·tite \-sə-ˈla-pə-ˌtīt\

First Known Use of HYDROXYAPATITE

1912

hy·droxy·ap·a·tite

noun \hī-ˌdräk-sē-ˈap-ə-ˌtīt\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of HYDROXYAPATITE

: a complex phosphate of calcium Ca5(PO4)3OH that occurs as a mineral and is the chief structural element of vertebrate bone

Variants of HYDROXYAPATITE

hy·droxy·ap·a·tite or hy·drox·yl·ap·a·tite \-sə-ˈlap-ə-ˌtīt\

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