Osseous tissue (bone)

Osseous tissue (bone) - Chapter 6: Skeletal Anatomy and...

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Chapter 6: Skeletal Anatomy and Physiology Objectives: List general functions associated with skeletal system Describe types of bones and name parts of a typical bone Examine the structure of bone tissue Describe how bones grow Discuss the following aspects of bone physiology Regulation of calcium levels Influences on bone remodeling (exercise, aging, nutrition, etc.) Selected bone diseases
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Functions of the Skeletal System The Skeletal System includes bones, cartilages, ligaments and other connective tissues that stabilize and connect General Functions include: Support Blood cell production Protection Leverage
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Functions of the Skeletal System The Skeletal System includes bones, cartilages, ligaments and other connective tissues that stabilize and connect General Functions include: Support Storage of minerals and lipids Blood cell production Protection Leverage
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Bone Classification
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Parts and Construction of a typical long bone
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Histology Bone = connective connective tissue (called osseous tissue) Ground Substance = mineral salts
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This note was uploaded on 04/05/2009 for the course BIOL 252 taught by Professor Johnson during the Spring '07 term at UNC.

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Osseous tissue (bone) - Chapter 6: Skeletal Anatomy and...

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