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hormone secreted by osteoblasts, which stimulates insulin secretion by the pancreas, increases insulin sensitivity in adipocytes, and limits growth of adipose tissue
bone density; calcium; phosphate ions
Osteocytes contribute to homeostatic mechanism of ---- and ---- and ----
increases surface area and resorption efficiency
What is the purpose of an osteoclast's "ruffled border"?
osteoblasts, collagen, proteins, glycoproteins, glycosaminoglycans, and proteoglycans
What constitutes the organic matter of osseous tissue?
mostly hydroxyapatite, but also calcium carbonate and other minerals
What constitutes the inorganic matter of osseous tissue?
openings on the surface of bone tissue that allow blood vessels and nerves to enter the bone
soft tissue that occupies marrow cavity of long bone and small spaces among trabeculae in spongy bone
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