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-1Bone Growth Endochondral Bone formation (most bones (except flat) *intramembranous…forms from within cartilage, the cartilage ossifies (p. 134, diagram) All bones ossify at different rates. Wolff’s law: states that our bone is going to adapt based on the stresses we place on them. Aging: diameter, thickness of flat bones, lazy osteoblasts, osteoporosis (weakening of the bone). Osteoblasts make bone, osteoclasts deteriorate bone. Fractures: Ÿ Comminuted (splintering) Ÿ Compression (crack, like in vertebra) Ÿ Depressed (bone gets pressed into soft tissue below)
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Unformatted text preview: Ÿ Epiphyseal (fracture through growth plate) Ÿ Greenstick (incomplete fracture) Ÿ Spiral Bones, Part 1: the axial skeleton & Part 2: the appendicular skeleton Surface features Condyle: rounded articulation Facet: flattened articulation where two bones come together Foramen: hole Fossa: depression Epicondyle: above the condyle Process: smallest of the three bony prominences Tubercle: medium prominence Tuberosity: biggest prominence, roughened area Table 7.1, p. 147...
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