Repair for Fractures/ Bone Growth
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The fetal skeleton is made of what?
Where is the primary site of endochondral ossification?
The replacement of cartilage by bone by osteoblasts
Bone cells which build bone
The secondary site of ossification begins where?
When a large blood clot forms from ruptured blood vessels in the bone
The hemotoma is gradually replaced with fibrocartilage. This ties two fragments together.
The oseteoblasts replace fibrocartilage with the trabeculae of spongy bone
Osteoblasts absorb the spongy bone and create a new meduliary cavity, as osteoblasts lay down compact bone
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