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fat

yellow bone marrow contains a large percentage of

osteoblast

the cell responsible for secreting the matrix of the bone is the

diaphysis

the fracture in the shaft of the bone would be a break in the

internal layer of spongy bone in flat bones

the term diploe refers to the

ramus

what is a bone marking name that indicates a projection that helps to form joints

epiphyseal plate

a structure that allows the diaphysis of the bone to increase in length until early childhood, as well as shaping the articular surfaces

hyaline

the most abundant skeletal cartilage type

comunication

not a function of the skeletal system

paget's

localized, painful disease that causes bones to be become misshapened due to nonuniform distribution of bone

osten

the structural unit of a compact bone

femur

Trocahnters are found only on

blood vessels and nerve fibers

the canal that runs through the core of each osteon is the site of

meatus

a canal-like opening into a bone is called

lacunae

the small spaces in bone tissue that are holes in which osteocytes live

appositional growth

process of bones increasing in width is known as

osteoclast

bones are constantly undergoing resorption for various reasons. what cell accomplishes this process

secretions of new matrix against the external face of existing cartilage

Cartilage grows in two ways, appositional and interstitial. What is appositional growth?

trabeculae

Spongy bones are made up of a this framework

calcium, phospate and vitamin D

Normal bone formation and growth are dependent on the adequate intake of

true

Hemotopoiesis refers to the formation of blood cells within the red marrow cavities of certain bones.

false

bones are classified by whether they are weight bearing or protective in function

false

ribs are short bones

true

wrist bones are short bones

true

the intervertebral disks are made of fibrocartlage

false

vertebrae are flat bones

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