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This type of ossification involves the formation of osteoblasts from the condensation of mesenchyme near blood vessels
In this law of bone, the architecture of bone is determined by mechanical stresses placed on it and bones adapt to withstand those stresses
this is the process whereby calcium phosphate is removed from the blood and deposited into the bone by osteoblasts
this causes excess excitability of muscle, tremors, spasms, tetany (the inability to relax)
this causes nerves and muscles to be less excitable than normal. sluggish reflexes, depression.
if your Ca2+ levels drop, this gland is stimulated, causing mineral resorption to restore balance
Osteoporosis affects (spongy/compact) bone the most because it is the most metabolically active
osteoporosis is a concern for post-menopausal women because bone health is closely tied to ____.
______ _____ is the structural material replaced with bone during endochondral ossification
this hormone is an activated form of Vitamin D, which increases the availability of calcium in the blood
this is a gelatinous embryonic connective tissue derived from the mesoderm, which differentiates into all permanent connective tissues and most muscle
the _____ is a transitional area between the shaft and the cartilaginous head of a developing long bone
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