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Calcitonin from the thyroid causes a decrease in calcium levels in body fluids and adecrease in osteoclast activity.Question 331 / 1 ptsWhich of the following vitamins is NOT important in bone growth and maintenance?Correct!vitamin B3vitamin D3
vitamin Cvitamin B12Question 341 / 1 ptsWhich of the following statements correctly describes gigantism?Correct!
Question 351 / 1 ptsCalcium ion concentration in the blood depends on activities occurring in the__________.
Question 361 / 1 ptsWhich of the following hormones helps to increase calcium levels in bone and istherefore critical for children and pregnant women?
Question 371 / 1 ptsWhich of the following statements about rickets is FALSE?Correct!Increasing the level of vitamin C in the diet is sufficient to treat rickets.A deficiency of vitamin D3causes rickets.Long bones, such as the femur, tend to bow laterally because they are unable to bearthe weight of the torso and upper body.
Bones are poorly mineralized, leading to increased flexibility of the bone structures.Question 381 / 1 ptsThe important steps occurring in repair of a fractured bone are, in order, __________.
Question 391 / 1 ptsWhich of these fracture types is INCORRECTLY described?Correct!
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Term
Fall
Professor
Catalina Herrera
Tags
Short bone, irregular bone

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