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Medical Term:

amorphous hydroxyapatite

 

Definition: hydroxyapatite containing ion contaminants (6–8% CO32-, 3–5% Mg2+, F-, Cl-, etc.); found in mineralized connective tissue (bone, dentin, cementum).

Synonym(s): poorly crystalline hydroxyapatite

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