Due to the relatively advanced age of the patients included in our study, marked rarefaction of the spongy bone tissue was present, but signs of metabolic bone disease, that is, osteomalacia, were not found in any of the cases.
the cord has undergone rarefaction
Histologic examination of the brain showed extensive neuronal loss, gliosis, rarefaction , scarring, and foci of chronic inflammation in multiple brain regions.
Hypertension is characterized by capillary rarefaction , a reduction of the number of capillaries per volume of tissue.
We hear nothing more of ‘separating out’ or even of rarefaction and condensation.
opposed processes such as rarefaction and condensation
However, definitions which focus on the idea of either irreversible collapse or of bellows-like compression and rarefaction of air are no help in the present context.
Numerous platelets appeared in the lumen, some of which showed signs of degeneration with swelling and rarefaction .
Sound is a wave of compression and rarefaction in air.
Loss of pain sensation together with possible rarefaction of the bones of the neuropathic foot can have serious consequences.