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From: An ultrasound study of altered hydration behaviour of proteoglycan-degraded articular cartilage

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Ultrasound pulser/receiver (P/R) system used to scan porcine patellae. (A) Experiment setup of the system including computer with A/D card and signal processing software, computer display, ultrasound pulser/receiver, container filled with the saline solution, and ultrasound transducer. (B) An enlarged view of the essential components in dashed circle in (A). (C) A typical sample of porcine patella. The dashed circle indicates the site scanned by ultrasound.

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