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Unformatted text preview: Fractures • Simple and Compound • Bone Repair o Blood Clot, Callus (cartilage), Spongy Bone, Compact Bone • Joint: point of attachment between bones (pg 78-79) • Arthritis: disease of the joints o Rheumatoid Arthritis (Inflammation) o Osteoarthritis (loss of cartilage) o Osteoporosis (reduced bone density) Recent Research Bone density can decrease over time Repeated force increases bone density o Weight bearing and resitance 15:57 15:57...
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- Human Anatomy, Bone marrow, bone cells, increases bone density, Bone marrow cavities, Research Bone density