veterinary skeletal system

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  1. two types of bone marrow?
    red blood, yellow fat.
  2. functions?
    • support 
    • protection
    • leverage
    • mineral storage
    • blood cell formation
  3. types of bone cells?
    • osteoblasts: bone forming
    • osteocyes: inactive yet living
    • osteoclasts: bone remodeling
  4. bone composition?
    • compact bone  (cortical)
    • spongey bone  (cancellous)
  5. bone shapes and examples
    • long bone: femur, humerus, 
    • short bone: carpal 
    • flat bone: scapula
    • sesamoid bone: patella
    • irregular bone: vertebrae
  6. a joint is formed when?
    2 or more bones meet
  7. types of joints and examples?
    • fibrous-immobile, skull
    • cartilaginous, spine
    • synovial, knee
  8. difference between a simple and a compound fracture?
    simple is contained and compound is open the the environment

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veterinary skeletal system
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2013-11-01 05:35:49
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