6. Bones & Skeletal Tissue
Gross Anatomy of Bone: Compact and Spongy Bone
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If a person's spongy bone were all replaced by compact bone, how may that affect the function of their bones and skeleton?
The part of the epiphysis that does not ossify during a person's lifetime is the:
a. articular surface
b.secondary ossification center
Correctly order the following steps of bone growth in length, by placing a 1 by the first step, a 2 by the second step, and so on.
______Calcified cartilage is replaced with bone in the zone of ossification.
______Chondrocytes in the zone of proliferation divide by mitosis.
______Chondrocytes enter the zone of calcification and die as their matrix calcifies.
______Chondrocytes enlarge and cease dividing.