Compact Bone

Science / Biology / Compact Bone: The outer dense layer that forms the shaft of the long bones; made up of concentric layers of mineral deposits surrounding a central opening.

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Compact Verb Synonyms: packed, compacted, closely-knit, condensed, concentrated, consolidated, compressed, dense, solid, firm, thick
Compact Adjective Synonyms: tight, small, snug, little
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Spongy Bone

Science / Biology / Spongy Bone: The inner layer of bone; found at the ends of long bones and is less dense than compact bone. Some spongy bone contains red marrow. MORE

Interstate Compact on Adoption and Medical Assistance (ICAMA)

Life Style / Adoption / Interstate Compact on Adoption and Medical Assistance (ICAMA): An agreement between member states that governs the interstate delivery of and payment for medical services and adoption assistance payments/subsidies for adopted children with special needs. The agre MORE

Manaibular Staple (Bone Plate)

Health / Dentistry / Manaibular Staple (Bone Plate): A form of a trans-osseous implant in which a plate is placed partially into the inferior border, and a series of retentive pins are placed partially into the inferior border with two continuous screws MORE

Interstate Compact on the Placement of Children (ICPC)

Life Style / Adoption / Interstate Compact on the Placement of Children (ICPC): An agreement regulating the placement of children across state lines. All 50 states, the District of Columbia and the U.S. Virgin Islands have independently adopted the ICPC as statutory law in their MORE

Interstate Compact

Life Style / Adoption / Interstate Compact: A voluntary agreement between two or more states designed to address common problems of the states concerned. MORE

Backbone

Technology / Computers / Backbone: This computer term describes the main line or series of connections in a network. The backbones are connection points where high-speed data on the Internet connects to networks. The portion of the Int MORE

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