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Anatomy Ch 6 test

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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