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1OSTEOPORSISShawonda BaileyCCCOnlineBIO201C05March 27, 2021
2The integumentary system and the skeletal system have an indirect functional relationship. Skin, nails, hair, and other body parts make up the integumentary system. The skin is the most significant organ as it is known as the largest organ. In the process of calcium homeostasis, the skin is functionally connected to the skeletal system. In the presence of UV-B light, the skin converts 7-dehydro cholesterol to cholecalciferol. The liver and kidneys transform cholecalciferol to calcitriol. Calcitriol is the active source of vitamin D, and it plays a significant role in calcium metabolism. Calcitriol is a hormone that triggers increased bone resorption, increased calcium absorption from the gut, and reduced calcium excretion from the excretory system. The integumentary system is primarily responsible for supplying calcium to the bones, which aides in keeping them hard and solid. In the presence of sunlight, the dermal capillary blood produces a vitamin D precursor. It controls the carrier function that absorbs calcium from ingested foods into the blood and is activated elsewhere.It controls the carrier function that absorbs calcium from ingested foods into the blood and is activated elsewhere. Calcium is stored in the bones because it is an ion that is needed for many bodily and cellular functions. As a result, children who are not exposed to UV light from the sun can develop abnormal bone development.Osteocytes, osteoblasts, osteogenic cells, and osteoclasts are the four groups of cells that make up bone. The osteoblast, which is located in the expanding portions of bone and synthesizes and secretes the collagen matrix and calcium salts but does not differentiate, is the

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Spring
Professor
Wingham
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bone resorption

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