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In some cases the epiphyseal plate of the long bones of youngsters closes too early. What might be the cause ....
elevated levels of sex hormones
For intramembranous ossification to take place, what is necessary...
An ossification center forms in the fibrous connective tissue
Normal bone formation and growth are dependent on the adequate intake of ....
calcium, phosphate, and vitamin D
The universal loss of mass seen in skeleton, which begins about the age 40 ....
reflects an imbalance in the bone remodeling process
The periosteum is secured to the underlying bone by dense connective tissue called...
Which hormone increases oseoclast activity to release more calcium ions into the blood stream....
Growth of bones is controlled by a symphony of hormones. Which hormone is important for bone growth during infancy and childhood....
The canal that runs through the core of each osteon is the site of ...
blood vessels and nerve fibers
In bone formation, a deficiency of growth hormone will cause...
decreased proliferation of the epiphyseal plate cartilage
Wolff's law is concerned with
the thickness and shape of a bone being dependent on stresses placed upon it
Bones are covered and lined by a protective tissue called the periosteum. The inner layer consists mainly of ...
Osteoblasts and Osteoclasts
Bones are constantly undergoing resorption for various reasons. Which cells accomplish this process.....
It is thought that remodeling or bone growth is in response to the forces place on it. Which hypothesis may explain how mechanical forces communicate with cells responsible for bone remodeling....
Electrical signals direct the remodeling process
....is a former chondroblast that has become enclosed in a lacuna in the cartilage matrix.
The type of cartilage with a relatively clear matrix, fine collagen fibers, and no conspicuous elastic fibers is called...... cartilage.
The ions .... and .... needed by osteoblasts for deposition into the bone matrix come from the blood.
Calcium / Phosphate
The ..... is the layer of Reticular Connective Tissue lining the internal surfaces of a bone.
In order for minerals such as calcium and phosphate to be liberated into the blood streatm the process called ..... must occur.
Bone tissue comprised of trabeculae is called ...... bone. It is also called ..... bone.
Spongy / Cancellous
The bone tissue called ..... bone is made up of parallel osteons that are tightly packed together and covers the surface of most bones.
Lacunae are located between the concentric rings of compact bone tissue that are called ....
The type of growth that involves the deposition of new tissue on the surface is called ..... growth.
The .... ..... is found between the epiphysis and diaphysis in pre-pubertal youth and is the site of bone elongation.
Name the type of opening into the surface of a bone that allows passage of blood vessels into bone tissue.
...... ..... is the structural material that is replaced with bone during endochondral ossification.
During Enchondral Ossification, as cartilage at the primary ossification center breaks down, osteoblasts begine to form a ..... ...... around the cartilage model.
A gelatinous embryonic connective tissue derived from the mesoderm, which differentiates into all permanent connective tissues and most muscle is called ....
Bones are covered and lined by a protective tissue called the Periosteum. The inner layer consists primarily of .....
Osteoblasts and Osteoclasts
An increase in the length of a long bone occurs by cartalagenous ...... growth at the epiphyseal plate.
In compact bone, remnants of old osteons can be seen between complete osteons. What are the remnants called ....
The .... is a transitional area between the shaft and cartilagenous head of a developing bone.
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