Structure and Function of Bones 2

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Structure and Function of Bones 2
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2014-07-25 15:31:05
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Structure and Function of Bones
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  1. purpose of spongy bone
    • makes the bone lighter
    • provides space for bone marrow (where blood cells are produced)
  2. osteoblasts
    • bone-forming cells
    • located in the periosteum
  3. osteogenesis
    formation or development of bones
  4. leukopoiesis
    formation of WBC
  5. erythropoiesis
    formation of RBC
  6. chondritis
    inflammation of cartilage
  7. chondroma
    tumor composed of cartilage
  8. chondrogenesis
    producing or forming cartilage
  9. chondrocyte
    cartilage cell
  10. ostealgia, osteodynia
    pain in a bone
  11. osteocytes
    bone cells
  12. osteitis
    inflammation of a bone
  13. osteopathy
    disease of a bone
  14. osteotomy
    incision of a bone

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