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Unformatted text preview: Compound: bones has broken and sticking out Bone repair: bone breaks it has a lot of blood; a blood clot forms to not loose a lot of blood. Next a callus forms: cartilage then becomes spongy loose may take weeks. Then compacts bone Joints: points of attachment between bones. Ex: elbow hinge joint Arthritis: disease of the joints Rheumatoid arthritis: inflation and swelling: fluid at the joints can misshape bones Osteoarthritis: loss of cartilage padding between bones Osteoporosis reduced bone density = less bone. more common in women. Increase in bone depletion and decrease in bone formation Recent Research: bone density can decrease overtime repeated force increase bone density ex: 1. Weight bearing: like running and walking 2. Resistance: tugging muscles the bones causes bone to become denser....
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This note was uploaded on 04/08/2008 for the course BI 103 taught by Professor Blaire during the Spring '08 term at Oregon State.
- Spring '08
- Human Anatomy