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3 muscle tissue types
Skeletal, smooth, and cardiac
Dark myofilament bands
Light myofilament bands
how many bones are in the adult human body?
What is the bone process at birth?
Ossification, cartilage changing to hardened bones.
Bones found in the arms and legs
Bones found in the wrists and ankles
Bones found in the skull and shoulder blades
Bones found in the face and vertebra
Enlarged end of a long bone
Disc of cartilage separating the epiphysis from the diaphysis
Hollow cavity in the diaphysis of a long bone where yellow marrow is stored
Tissue that produces blood cells
Red bone marrow
Membrane covering the outside of all bones
Spongy bone found in the ephiphysis and contains bone cells
Bone builders, form a bone matrix that becomes enclosed as an osterocyte
Mature bone cells within the compact bone matrix. Maintain bone as living tissue and sustain daily bone.
Large multinucleate cells that break down bone and play a role in mineral homeostasis
White fibrous connective tissue, cartilage, and bone
Consists of Calcium and phosphate, weight-bearing strength
Necessary for collagen synthesis by the osteoblasts
Necessary for the normal absorption of calcium from the intestines
Junction between 2 or more bones where bones are connected together, aka articulations
Connective membrane that lines joints and produces a clear lubricating liquid
A closed sac containing synovial fluid
A group of collagen fibers connecting bone to bone
Connect muscles to bone
Consists of a single neuron and all muscle fibers that the neuron's branches innervate