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SECONDARY, construction. That which comes after the first, which is primary: as, the primary law of, nations the secondary law of nations.

SECONDARY, English law. An officer who is second or next to the chief officer; as secondaries to the prothonotaries of the courts of king's bench, or common pleas; secondary of the remembrancer in the exchequer, &c. Jacob, L. D. h.t.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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Computed to- mographic evaluation formation after secondary bone grafting of alveolar clefts.
Numerous studies have shown the increased effectiveness of secondary bone grafts performed before the eruption of the canines, which provide excellent periodontal support for teeth adjacent to the cleft; in addition, this approach favors the subsequent eruption of the canines and orthodontic alignment and ensures a minimum impediment of facial growth [5, 9,11,18,19].
Bone tissue restores, formation of secondary bone matrix took place that makes possible facilitating subsequent prosthetics of the patients.
Miller's experience, the leading secondary causes of secondary bone loss (in order from most to least common) are celiac disease: vitamin D insufficiency; hypercalciuria/stones/renal tubular acidosis; and primary/secondary hyperparathyroidism.
Miller's experience, the leading causes of secondary bone loss are celiac disease; vitamin D insufficiency; hypercalciuria /stones/renal tubular acidosis; and primary/secondary hyperparathyroidism.
Up to 80 per cent of advanced breast cancer patients will experience symptoms of secondary bone cancer, which can cause very severe pain and bone fractures.
(14) Ewing sarcoma therapy has preceded secondary bone sarcomas.
Dr Sinha was also found guilty of failing to consider Mr Benbow may develop secondary bone cancer as a result of his lung tumour and that his patient's back pain may have been a symptom of this.
One with secondary bone cancer responded to treatment and was still alive a year later.
The presence of secondary bone (exostosis in this case) across the dorsal surface of the cranium and the fact that the bases of the horn cores attach to both the frontal and parietal bones identify this specimen as a male.
Using these and other factors, the retrospective study of more than 9,000 patients provides strong statistical evidence that approximately half of the secondary bone cancers observed can be blamed on radiation therapy or on chemotherapeutic alkylating agents such as the frequently prescribed cyclophosphamide.
Gastrointestinal tract and secondary bone marrow involvement were the most common anatomical sites for primary and secondary extranodal involvement respectively.