In bone, the calcium phosphate forms crystals of_______
Cells that are found in the exposed matrix area of the endosteum are the ________
The shaft of long bones is called the _________
The head of a long bone is called the ________
The ______ is the organic component of the bone matrix.
Blood is distributed from the surface of a bone to deeper central canals by means of ________
The region of a long bone where the epiphysis meets the diaphysis is known as the _________
________ prevents damaging bone-to-bone contact within movable joints.
During the process of ______, an existing tissue is replaced by bone.
The process of depositing calcium into tissue is called _________
Damage to a bone because of extreme load, sudden impact, or stresses applied from an unusual direction is called a(n) _____
In _____ the size of the skeletal elements remains the same, but their mineral content decreases or even though the osteoblasts are working hard to form bone.
Any projection or bump on a bone is termed a(n) _______
A(n) _______ is a bony extension that makes an angle to the rest of the bone.
The expanded articular end of an epiphysis that is separated from the shaft by a narrower neck is termed a(n) ________
A smooth, grooved articular process shaped like apulley is termed a(n) _______
A(n) _____ is a rounded passageway for passage of blood vessels and / or nerves.
The adult skeleton contains _____ major bones.
_______ are remarkably stronger than steel.
The process of producing new bone matrix is called _________.