Cartilage and Bone

Cartilage and Bone - Cartilage and Bone Cartilage-function,...

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Human Anatomy, Larry M. Frolich, Ph.D. Cartilage--function, types, location Bone Tissue--structure, types Long Bone Structure and Development Most common bone problems Fractures Osteoporosis Cartilage and Bone
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Human Anatomy, Larry M. Frolich, Ph.D. What is cartilage? Skeletal tissue--maintains certain shape and form Very resilient (bouncy or rubbery), mostly water Grows fast--forms embryonic skeleton
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Human Anatomy, Larry M. Frolich, Ph.D. Kinds of cartilage Hyaline cartilage--most common, found in joints Elastic cartilage--epiglottis, ear Fibrocartilage--annular fibrosis of intervertebral disk, menisci of knee
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Human Anatomy, Larry M. Frolich, Ph.D. Figure 6.1
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Human Anatomy, Larry M. Frolich, Ph.D. Bones provide: Support and movement (limbs, axial skeleton) Protection (skull bones) Mineral storage Blood cell development (long bone marrow) Bone is made up of: 35% collagen, ground substance and cells 65% inorganic calcium (hydroxyapetite)
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Human Anatomy, Larry M. Frolich, Ph.D. Bone is alive!! Bone cell types: Osteoblasts: Make and deposit components of bone extracellular matrix Osteoclasts: Degrade and resorb bone for remodeling Osteocytes: “watcher cells” Sit in bone and monitor its current status
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Human Anatomy, Larry M. Frolich, Ph.D.
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