Bone Growth - Bone Growth

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Bone Growth Bones elongate as chondrocytes in the cartilage of the epiphyseal plate divide. These  cell divisions produce new cartilage within the epiphyseal plate bordering the epiphyses.  At the other end of the epiphyseal plate, bordering the diaphysis, older cartilage is  broken down by invading osteoclasts and eventually replaced by the expanding  medullary cavity. Bone Homeostasis Remodeling is the process of creating new bone and removing old bone. It occurs  constantly in growing children as well as in adults in the following situations: When bones grow, remodeling causes bone tissue to be  redistributed to maintain the shape and structure of the bone. In response to new stresses applied to a bone, remodeling  increases bone strength by adding new bone tissue where appropriate. Remodeling enables calcium stored in the bones to be removed for 
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Bone Growth - Bone Growth

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