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MODEL. A machine made on a small scale to show the manner in which it is to be worked or employed.
     2. The Act of Congress of July 4, 1836, section 6, requires an inventor who is desirous to take out a patent for his invention, to furnish a model of his invention, in all cases which admit of representation by model, of a convenient size to exhibit advantageously its several parts.

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Due to the construction of the implant model, it is possible to place it in the proximal femur obtained by 3D scanning (Fig.
This developed implant model has a 2.0 mm height of the nonthreaded cylindrical neck and an 11.0 mm height of the threaded part.
In this trial, it was performed as a single injection in slow release implant model. Sampled blood were dispensed in microtubes for leukocytes respiratory activity assay.
The implant model, bone model, and custom boss reaming guide are all made from a sterilizable material and are intended to be single-use disposable instruments as well as tools for the initial plan review.
Caption: Figure 6: Stress distribution in cortical bone, trabecular bone, and the Ti-15Zr implant model.
Chapter 3 provides several animal models for the evaluation of fungal biofilms (primarily Candida spp.), including vascular catheter, urinary catheter, and subcutaneous implant model systems.
Designing custom-made knee joint prosthesis in a certain population was done by reconstructing the knee in 3 dimensions, measuring the knee morphometry (articular surfaces, tibial, and femoral components), drafting the initial implant, evaluating the implant with finite element method (FEM) by virtual surgery, and determining final implant model (Jun, 2011).
Method 2, started from the design engineering stage, obtaining the virtual bone and implant model using CAD software, finally the mechanical engineering stage applied to biomechanical analysis as the first method.